Saint Lucia Floral Cooperative Society Ltd.

Background

The Saint Lucia Floral Co-operative Society Limited was established in 1999 to be the primary representative body of cut-flower growers in Saint Lucia.

The SLFCSL has had some successes since its formation that include:

  • Increased membership from 18 to¬†55;
  • Increased acreage;
  • Good financial standing;
  • Supplier of top quality blooms to local market;
  • Negotiated concessions from Government for the waiver of import duty and consumption tax by way of cabinet conclusion #333 of March 18 2002 on materials for use in the sector;
  • Received support from the French Embassy of the OECS in the form of financial assistance and assistance to source markets in the U.K and France in 2002.