Costa Farms announced the acquisition of Florida grower DeLeon’s Bromeliads.
DeLeon’s Bromeliads, one of the largest growers of bromeliads and orchids in the United States, has been providing its customers with premium products since 1980. DeLeon’s climate-controlled facilities guarantee a 52-week blooming availability. All of the DeLeon’s employees will join the Costa Farms family.
“We’re excited to continue to expand our operations to better serve our existing and future customers,” says Jose Smith, CEO of Costa Farms. “DeLeon’s experience and expertise will help us continue to grow even during these challenging times.”
By acquiring DeLeon’s, Costa Farms continues to expand its share in the growing houseplant category that has seen tremendous growth over the last few years.
“This acquisition supports our efforts to deliver quality and rare houseplants to our new and existing customers in Canada,” says a spokesperson for Costa Farms.
Costa Farms currently operates over 5,000 acres and employs 6,000 staff. Along with indoor and bedding plant divisions, Costa Farms operates retail merchandising and young-plant production divisions as part of its infrastructure, with operations domestically in Florida and North and South Carolina, and abroad in the Dominican Republic and Asia.
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