Summer 2021


CFG Acquires Hiawatha Evergreens

the CFG Editors

Two of the West Coast’s largest suppliers and manufacturers of Christmas floral products and Pacific Northwest cut floral greens are now one.

The Hiawatha Corp

The Hiawatha Corporation is a well-known and respected supplier in the Christmas greens industry and has been in business since 1938. The previous owners, Dick Pasalich and Larry Stevens, of The Hiawatha Corporation, have enjoyed an amazing partnership for the last 48 years and are excited to enjoy a well-deserved retirement.

“We are proud to have CFG & Jim Milgard as the new owner of The Hiawatha Corporation. It has been an exciting & rewarding 48 years as a supplier to the floral industry. We are confident CFG will carry on the quality products and service we were so proud of at Hiawatha Corp.”

Dick Pasalich & Larry Stevens
Owners, The Hiawatha Corp.

Hiawatha Corp Owners Dick Pasalich and Larry Stevens

The Hiawatha Corp. owners Dick Pasalich and Larry Stevens

The union of CFG and Hiawatha Evergreens, brings together two extremely experienced teams. Our goal is to continue to support our customers with the best quality, new products and great customer service.

“I’m very excited and humbled to be able to add the Hiawatha Corporation and amazing group of employees to our CFG family. Dick and Larry have built an incredible company that has stood the test of time, and we are honored to continue its legacy.”

Jim Milgard
Owner, Continental Floral Greens

The Hiawatha Corporation general manager, Mark Stevens, along with the management team and all Hiawatha team members will be joining the CFG family.

For existing customers of CFG please contact your sales rep for further information about these exciting new products. For Hiawatha Corporation customers, please contact your current sales representative within Hiawatha for more information.

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