Manatee Fruit Co.    



1320 33rd St. W

Palmetto, FL 34221-6236

United States

(941) 722-3279

(941) 729-5151

Company description

Wholesale: Flowers and supplies.

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News and information about Manatee Fruit Co.

Farm-City Week in Manatee County, Fla., has more activities this year.
Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News; November 13, 2004; 700+ words
...Saturday. Friday's tour included Manatee Fruit Co. at 115th St. W., and Perfection...the five tour buses stopped at Manatee Fruit Co., probably the largest agricultural...personal day off to take the tour. Manatee Fruit Co. has 1,000 acres of gladiolus...
Farmers' Market May Face Palmetto, Fla., Competition.
Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News; March 4, 2004; 669 words
...changes. "We will do a big push in March and April so people can see what we have to offer here," she said. Manatee Fruit Co. will give away potted flowers to the first 100 people Saturday. Gift baskets will be donated by SouthTrust Bank...
Bradenton, Fla.-Area Land Recently Purchased by Developer to Change Hands.
Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News; September 16, 2003; 618 words
...Fruit Co., earlier this month. Palmetto-based Manatee Fruit Co. won approval to rezone the property and 243 additional...back to at least June of 2002, when Whiting Preston, Manatee Fruit Co. president, said Neal Custom Homes and Centex Homes...
Centex Homes Buys 43-Acre Land Tract for Manatee County, Fla., Subdivision.
Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News; July 15, 2003; 581 words
...million land deal for 43 acres on Lockwood Ridge Road just south of State Road 70. The tract, purchased from the Manatee Fruit Co., will be developed for more than 100 home sites as the second phase of Centex's 313-lot Barrington Ridge subdivision...
Florida Electricity Consumers to Experience Big Spike in Rates.
Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News; March 15, 2001; 700+ words
...going to make it a little tougher still for some of the Florida companies that are energy dependent to compete." Manatee Fruit Co., a large floral provider, uses huge buildings that almost double as iceboxes to keep its inventories cool. The...
Planting flowers along God's path
Chicago Sun-Times; August 23, 1998; 700+ words
...Blue Eyes, Fire Chief, Night Owl, Emperor, Heavenly Pink, Golden Years. Walter Preston, president of the Manatee Fruit Co. in Palmetto, Fla., one of the country's largest gladiolus growers, said that Fischer has developed the majority...
All the world is glad; St. Charles gladiolus king with a heavenly mandate.(HOME & GARDEN)
Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN); August 6, 1998; 700+ words
...known as the world's leading gladiolus hybridizer." Someone else has said it. Walter Preston, president of the Manatee Fruit Co. in Palmetto, Fla., one of the country's largest gladiolus growers, said: "Carl's definitely developed...
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Sarasota Magazine; January 1, 1993; 700+ words
...fresh produce than ever; but they bought fewer cut flowers and plants for their businesses, said Walter Preston of Manatee Fruit Co. They were also cautious about buying new appliances, reported Vernon DeSears -- or new clothes, said Steve Knopick...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 424930 - Flower, Nursery Stock, and Florists' Supplies Merchant Wholesalers


SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 5193 - Flowers, Nursery Stock, and Florists' Supplies industry report