QualisA secures MPS Socially Qualified certification

Ecuadorian-based rose nursery QualisA has recently secured MPS socially qualified certification to supply roses under the label 'Fair Flowers Fair Plants' (FFP).

The nursery which lies close to Ecuador’s Panamericana Norte, supplies roses for the European market, and was formed more than 20 years ago when flower producers from Holland settled in South America.

The company were given accreditation due to their efforts to provide good housing and working conditions for their employees.

The certification audit was carried out in the presence of a representative of the IEDECA – a local NGO.

As a result of the MPS Q certification, QualisA also meets the International Code of Conduct for the cut flower industry, while their MP-A certification ensures they meet the highest environmental standards.

Both these certifications enable the company to supply under the ‘Fair Flowers Fair Plants’ label and to take part in the FFP programme.

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