Jan 19, 2024
Proven Winners and Garden State Bulb Company partner on new bulb program

Proven Winners and Garden State Bulb Company have partnered to create an exclusive new flower bulb program for retailers and consumers.

The collaboration is Proven Winners’ first foray into the comprehensive flower bulb market, and a step forward for Garden State Bulb Co. in making premium bulb combinations accessible at retail.

The collections will include curated multi-genus combinations that include spring and fall assortments, as well as highly coveted single varieties that will be the focal point of any landscape or home garden. All programs will feature unique packaging created solely for this collaboration.

“This partnership was an easy decision because Garden State Bulb shares our values of introducing innovative products, maintaining strict quality standards and creating consumer success by providing only the highest quality plants,” Dave Konsoer, vice president of sales at Proven Winners, said. “This brand license partnership gives both companies the ability to expand sales and brand awareness in new areas, making this a natural brand extension.”

Garden State Bulb Co. offers a wide variety of Dutch and other international and domestic flower bulbs and perennial varieties to consumers. The company boasts almost 50 years in operation and its partnership with Proven Winners marks a new chapter for both companies.

“Garden State Bulb Co. is constantly innovating and searching for new ways to meet consumer needs,” Mark Roes, vice president of sales and marketing at Garden State Bulb Co, said. “These programs of exciting new combinations will no doubt delight and inspire consumers. We couldn’t be more pleased to be expanding our offerings to consumers and retailers in this partnership with a brand that gardeners know and trust.”

Garden State Bulb Co. and Proven Winners will be producing creative packaging and retail solutions that focus on the latest market trends to meet the needs of both retailers and consumers as part of this new bulb program. The branding and marketing for this program will be backed by the Proven Winners brand and supported by its trade and consumer marketing campaigns. In line with the company’s mission to make planting easy and increase customer success, each package calls out the ideal planting time and total coverage area to help gardeners plan their spaces.

“A Proven Winners branded flower bulb program gives our retail partners access to the brand in a new market segment,” Konsoer said. “This will help further define Proven Winners as The Brand Gardeners Trust and provide even more solutions for consumers and retailers.”

All packages sold by Garden State Bulb under the partnership will be branded and packaged as Proven Winners. Garden State Bulb Co. will continue to sell its existing bulb programs under the Garden State Bulb brand.

For more information about Proven Winners, visit provenwinners.com. For more information on Garden State Bulb, visit gardenstatebulb.com.

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