Awards and Recognition


In 2003, The International Trade Center (ITC), an agency under the World Trade Organization (WTO) selected Island Rose to represent the Philippines as a "Best Practice Model" for use of Information Technology in the small and medium enterprises category. In 2008, it received the Philippine Marketing Association Agora Award for Outstanding Achievement in Entrepreneurship. It is also a 2009 finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.

In recognition its pioneering effort as a producer of high quality roses and trailblazer in the international market, PCFC has earned several awards and recognition from The Senate Committee on Cooperatives, The Cooperative Development Authority, The Development Authority for International Trade Expositions & Missions, and we received the prestigious Technology and Livelihood Resource Center (TLRC) Technopreneurship Award. It’s beautiful products have also won a Best Booth Display in the National Food Festival cum Plants and Flowers Fair in the Center for International Trade, Expositions, and Missions (CITEM).

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2008 Agora Award for Outstanding Achievement in Entrepreneurship. Island Rose represented the Philippines as a
"best practice model" for use of Information Technology

Today the company stands proudly as one of the pioneers of e-commerce in the country. The Island Rose business model has become a standard for many businesses aspiring to be on the Internet and is frequently invited to speak about its story in business forums and seminars. Through the years, Island Rose has also become a popular entrepreneurship case study in prestigious educational institutions such as De La Salle University, Asian Institute of Management, University of Asia and the Pacific, and Miriam College. It is also a consistent feature in local publications and television programs. Click here to know the latest news about Island Rose.