Author Archives: RYK - Founder

About RYK - Founder

Hi, I'm the founder & CEO of As you have probably gathered by now, I love flowers. This love affair began in the early nineties when I had the opportunity to visit the Floriade in Holland, where the landscape had been transformed into a beautiful garden of gorgeous flowers. I was also looking for a new career and I thought what better career than one which is so emotionally fulfilling and beautiful. I started my floral career as an importer of seed material and an exporter of flowers, but it was floral gifting that was my true love. So when the Internet came along in 2000 I set-up, allowing people to gift flowers conveniently through the Internet. Shortly after, I started getting requests for the overseas delivery of flowers to friends, family and co-workers. Country by country, using my floral industry contacts, I identified the leading florists in each country and set-up a network that today allows our customers to send high quality flowers in over 150 countries. Ofcourse, Flora2000 goes far beyond my own effort. I have been blessed with a skilled and dedicated team; and excellent florist partners worldwide. I hope through this blog you will learn more about all of us and give us feedback that keeps us improving. Thank You.

Mother’s Day: Floral Tips for Men

Mother’s Day is a holiday that is celebrated all over the world. Every man has a mother, grandmother, wife, or other nurturing woman in his life who deserves recognition, love, and appreciation on this special day. There’s still no better … Continue reading

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Handmade Down Under

Starting when he was still a teenager, Jonathan has built the best loved florist chain in Australia. What makes him special is that he is an expert florist and deeply concerned about their customer’s feelings, doing whatever is necessary to … Continue reading

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Flora2000 at Florida Fest

Last week over Friday & Saturday, Flora2000 participated at the annual Florida Fest in Orlando. Our booth was visited by 1000s and we exhausted over 5000 copies of marketing material by 11am of the second day. A mad rush to … Continue reading

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Flora2000 blooms in the Big Apple

New Online Floral Delivery Service For Overseas Floral Deliveries Makes Debut New York, NY, September 18, 2007 – When Flora2000 launched its internet site in 1999, the company set its sights at becoming the world’s leading online floral delivery experts … Continue reading

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Interesting statistics on our quality

If you believe that numbers have a story to tell, here are some of our numbers that speak volumes about our quality. 12.5% of all visitors on buy This is up from 11.5% a month ago and 7.5% in … Continue reading

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Celebrating birthdays the Flora2000 way

Since we’re Flora2000, you can imagine that a birthday in the office means lots of flowers. Here is Namita our HR manager being pampered the Flora2000 way.

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Rehan at World Cut Flower Congress

The World Cut Flowers Congress is the annual gathering of the cut flower industry, held in (where else) Amsterdam. Your’s truly is a Keynote Speaker on how to use technology and processes to ensure quality and efficiency even while delivering … Continue reading

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Delivering smiles in Germany

Here are Derek & Christof (at their facility in Germany), who have been working together with Flora2000 since 2001. They deliver farm fresh flowers across Germany through courier and using a network of florists. Germany is a top 5 delivery … Continue reading

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Go smell the flowers

Stepping off the fast paced corporate treadmill, Jim & Emma resigned their jobs and decided to go on a tour of the great outdoors. This turned into a life changing experience allowing them to reflect upon themselves and think about … Continue reading

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All hands on deck

As the big V approaches and customers flock us for delivering their orders, all 60+ members of Team Flora2000 attend customer service stations to ensure round the clock staffing and service. Its a great experience for all of us attending … Continue reading

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