Future of Flower Industry in India
The Floral Industry is one of the fastest grown and major commercial businesses of India and due to the increase in awareness and high demand, flowers are predominantly becoming one of the fastest growing commodities in the Indian society. Flowers were never cultivated on a commercial basis a few decades ago but a recent shift in the situation has made flower cultivation grow multi-fold and flowers have become an essential of man’s religious, social and various other uses in a man’s life. Flowers are now cultivated and traded on a commercial basis and in some regions they are only exported to other countries of the World due to high demand and high value.
Seeing the potential and growth factor of the flower industry, more and more people are starting floral businesses in India. The major metro cities in India are major contributors to the growth of floral industry in the Country.
Large scale exports of flowers from India and high volume purchases by florists of India are some of the leading factors contributing to the enhancement of scope of the floral business in India. India having over 70% of agricultural land, has many growers adopting modern methods of cultivation to grow flowers in better environments that eventually contribute to higher yield and output quality of flowers in India. Flowers are so much in demand in India that the local growers are unable to fulfill the demand during wedding seasons. Exports of India flowers are very popular and the rose from India is very popular among many countries of the World.
Recently, Online Flower delivery has become the norm and most major florists are using this portal to enhance their sales and get orders for bouquet delivery online from any country of the world. Users can log into their website, choose their bouquets and deliver fresh bouquets with same day delivery done by major florists in India. May Flower being one of the pioneer in Mumbai, who started their online portal over a decade ago, today delivers flowers on a regular basis to most of the countries regions having customers coming from USA, UK, Singapore, Australia and many other countries.
The western culture of sending flowers for almost all occasions has been slowly being adopted by Indian culture and nowadays there are those who prefer to send fresh flowers online along with other gifts. Flowers are presented from the time a person is born up to the time a person dies and different styles and colors are sent for such occasions.
Flowers are not only used for decoration in events such as weddings which is the major industry in India but nowadays flowers are being used for juices, fragrances, adding flavors to certain foods etc. Flowers are also being used to extract certain elements used in medicines.
From the above one can see that flower cultivation is on the rise and will soon make India the number 1 flower cultivator in the world.