Impack Corporation Envisaging to Increase Rose Flower Imports from Ethiopia by Five-Fold

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July 06. 2022 (ENA) Impack Corporation is envisaging to increasing the volume of its rose flower imports from Ethiopia by five-fold, from its current annual imports of two million stems of rose flowers, According to Ethiopian Embassy in Tokyo.

Ethiopia’s
Ambassador to Japan, Tefera Derbew has paid field visit to Impack
corporation’s rose flowers priming workshop located in Iruma City,
Saitama Prefecture.

Tomokazu
Morishige and Hekiro Morishige, Chairman and President of Impack
Corporation, respectively briefed on Impack’s rose flower imports from
Ethiopia.

The
ambassador also visited the workshop to observe the process of storing
new arriving fresh rose flowers, hydrating and preserving them under
conducive temperature and priming them with floral machinery for
distribution in packaged and bouquet modes.

The
Chairman told the Ambassador that Impack Corporation is envisaging to
increasing the volume of its rose flower imports from Ethiopia by
five-fold from its current annual import of two million stems of rose
flowers.

To this end, they sought the embassy’s assistance in promoting rose flowers to Japanese consumers.

Having
encouraged them to expanding the volume of rose flower imports,
Ambassador Tefera  assured the Chairman and the President that embassy
will continue  supporting the promotion of rose flowers to Japanese
consumers and to the Corporation’s potential customers, outside of
Japan.

Impack
Corporation uses a device called ‘TT-Meter’ (Time Temperature Meter)
that meters the freshness of rose flowers beginning from the flower farm
up to their arrival at the Corporation’s workshop. Ambassador Tefera
requested the Chairman to familiarize the technology with Ethiopian
flower growers and processors.

 The Chairman responded that Impack is considering to showcase the technology in Ethiopia in the near future.

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