LATAM Cargo carried more than 7,400 tonnes for Mother’s Day

posted on 13th May 2019 by Justin Burns

LATAM Cargo transported more than 7,400 tonnes of fresh flowers for International Mother’s Day (12 May) from South America.

During the last three weeks before Mother’s Day the demand of flowers increased close to 90 per cent and together with Valentine’s Day, marks the peak of the flower export season.

LATAM Cargo carried more than 3,500 tonnes of flowers from Colombia, specifically from Bogota and Medellin, and more than 3,800 tonmes from the capital of Ecuador, Quito.

The carrier said roses, carnations, mixed bouquets and green foliage were the flowers most demanded by the market, considering USA, Netherlands and Brazil as the main consumers.