Ruparelia Group’s Premier Roses Ltd has donated over 15000 mattresses to its workers as Covid-19 relief as well as a token of appreciation for their unmatched hard work toward the company.
The mattresses were handed over to the workers by Rajiv Ruparelia son of the city tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia alongside LC5 Chairman Wakiso District Matia Lwanga Bwanika.
This is the second time the company is distributing mattresses after they recently gave out the same to over 2000 to vulnerable communities in the vicinity of Premier Roses.
Premier Roses Ltd is a flagship company of Ruparelia Group of companies owned and managed by Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia. The farm has steel structures and a 100% Hydroponics system supported by a fully automatic centralized irrigation system.
Based in Entebbe, Premier Roses Ltd is the largest exporter of flowers in Uganda and commands around 40% of all the country’s raised exports under its objective of achieving the highest standards of Good Agricultural Produce (GAP), environmental conservation, reduced use of agrochemicals and improved efficiency in the use of natural resources.
The company also focuses on conserving existing habitats and ensuring continual responsibility with regard to the health, safety, and welfare of its employees.
The company’s greenhouses are irrigated by a modern, automated water-pumping unit, which feeds the fully computerized hydroponics systems.
According to Premier Roses Ltd, the following categories of roses are produced: Sweetheart Roses; Valentino (dark red), Viva (bright yellow), Chelsea (orange), Red Calypso (bright red), Meera (champagne), Akito (white).
Others are; Blushing Akito (pink), Raspberry King (dark red), Jambo (bright red) and Intermediate Roses; Ace Pink (pink), Bella Rose (pink), Sunny Star (yellow), Furiosa (dark red), Tropical Amazone (orange), Banjo (pink), Labelle (peach), Soraya (yellow), Athena (white).