APAC are one of the leading importers and distributors of floristry, party, event decor and horticultural products in the UK. Founded in the 1970s, the company started off as a small nursery growing flowers and plants.
Today our product range covers more than 12,000 product lines sourced from all over the world.
Our experienced buying team add new items to our range on a regular basis. We have excellent relationships with manufacturers located around the world, and represent many of them exclusively in the UK.
With the aid of our Chinese office and regular factory visits by our buying team, we are able to efficiently manage the whole sourcing process from start to finish, ensuring that we are distributing high quality products at the right price.
We are proud to have our products represented by some of the largest retailers in the UK. These include supermarket chains such as Tesco, ASDA, Morrisons, Wilkinsons, Aldi and large multiple retailers such as Marks and Spencer, Hobbycraft and The Range.
In addition to supplying large multiples, we are a major supplier to the florist wholesale, party wholesale and wedding trades, as well as supplying garden centres, nurseries and growers.
We are SEDEX audited with full Smeta report., as well as having ISO 9001 certification..
We have a 20,000 sqft showroom facility at our head office in Rothley. Customers are welcome to visit by appointment to view our latest product ranges.
Our Brands / Trademarks
APAC is recognised as the leading brand for affordable florist sundries and event decoration in the UK. Our floristry range is represented in every major florist wholesaler throughout the UK and Ireland. The range covers everything from basketware, tools, wires, candle holders, florist plastics, ribbons, Living Vases ™ and hand tied bags.
Our AP Glassware brand is extensive and recognised for affordable high quality glass, covering everything from tealight holders to large martini vases. The AP Glassware range is again represented in every major florist wholesaler throughout the country.
Launched in 2014 the Kaleidoscope Party range includes party banners, badges, candles, balloon boxes, latex balloons, paper tableware and helium balloons. The Kaleidoscope Party Brand is in partnership through an exclusive distribution agreement with the second largest manufacturer of balloons in the world, with a monthly output of 18 million foil balloons. Kaleidoscope Balloons are renowned for superb quality, and the Kaleidoscope party range of products are quickly becoming known throughout the UK party trade for excellent quality and very competitively priced party products.
Real Life Silks
The finest materials are hand assembled to form naturally exquisite artificial flowers.
Decades of floristry experience allows us to bring to you the very best in botanically accurate flowers and plants.
We are at the forefront of design and manufacturing processes that ensure the customer has the most realistic and beautiful artificial flowers and foliage available in the marketplace today.
We pride ourselves in innovation and have our fingers on the pulse when it comes to new fashions and trends, while bringing the customer an unrivalled range of quality ,first class service and affordable price.
“Real life silk, artificial flowers, for real life”
We are based in Leicester and operate out of a purpose built 120,000 sq ft facility. This has in excess of 30000 pick locations and 15000 pallet bays. During peak periods we ship out more than 300,000 items per day.
In addition to our UK operation, we have offices in China allowing us to manage the supply chain and provide quality control for large bespoke orders.