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About Smithers-Oasis

At Smithers-Oasis we strive to further floral design and the longevity of cut flowers and plants by providing you the best products and technology. Our global reach allows us to use research and development in a way that no other company can. We consider all of the demands of the flower chain together to bring you the best design and flower care resources.

Consumers’ #1 demand is longevity of the cut flower. With FloraLife® Express Flower Food, a product that incorporates new proprietary technology, fresh cut flowers are fed and hydrated without having to recut stems before arranging in a vase or floral foam. This premium flower food is perfectly formulated with ingredients to keep flower bouquets and arrangements looking fresh and improving quality.

As we look at the impact of our designs on the environment, Smithers-Oasis is committed to contributing to the sustainability of the earth we live on and the people and communities we serve globally. In North America, we offer OASIS® Floral Foam Maxlife, the only floral foam in the world that has enhanced biodegradability.* We bring these products and services to you to help contribute to your businesses daily.

Since our earliest days in 1954, when V. L. Smithers revolutionized the floral industry with the creation of water-absorbing foam for florists, Smithers-Oasis has grown into a leading global manufacturer and marketer of floral foam, floral accessory products, cellular growing media, and post-harvest products. Today, OASIS® is the most recognized and trusted brand in the floral industry.

Our network of facilities around the world enables Smithers-Oasis to provide products and services to the local market – reflecting cultural preferences and traditions. Our operating units all have the same goal – to provide solution-based products, education, design techniques, and inspiration for florists and floral designers while supporting the industry through long-standing partnerships.

Our distribution partners, consisting of wholesalers and distributors, ensure that florists and growers worldwide can rely on OASIS® branded products to create their designs and grow their businesses.

Our FloraLife® Post-Harvest Products allow us to provide a complete line of care and handling solutions to the industry, built on more than 70 years of testing and development to enhance customer satisfaction.

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*OASIS Floral Foam Maxlife has been shown by ASTM D5511 to biodegrade 100% in 567 days in biologically active landfill conditions. Appropriate facilities may not exist in your area. Other OASIS® Floral Foams around the world offer enhanced biodegradability under different product names and with different rates of biodegradation.
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