News 21 November 2020

BBC Documentary : “Made on Earth: Road to Recovery – Flowers”

Union Fleurs Secretary General Sylvie Mamias recently took part in a BBC documentary that explores how  the global flower supply-chain has dealth with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. A story of resilience and hope amidst devastating consequences for so many people working for this beautiful industry around the world. The documentary was broadcast on BBC World on 21 & 22 November 2020.

Watch the documentary here:  BBC  “Made on Earth: Road to Recovery – Flowers”

For more details – see the background article : “How the COVID-19 pandemic hit the cut-flower chain”

With the contribution of: Tambuzi Garden Roses, Simon Lycett, Royal FloraHolland, The Fairtrade Foundation and Sylvie Mamias UNION FLEURS – International Flower Trade Association

About the BBC documentary series “Made on Earth”: The world’s trading routes have seen a year like no other in 2020. Many industries, makers and markets have responded to the coronavirus pandemic with ingenuity. Made on Earth: Road to Recovery explores how the trades in eight everyday products are adapting – from bicycles to whisky, spices to semiconductors – and how resilience and innovation are redefining the way the world trades.