Facatativa's main source of income is agriculture. Because
of its altitude (2586m) above sea level, Facatativá is a convenient place for
growing flowers. The Floral industry is in fact the most important industry in
Facatativá providing employment to a big part of the population. Seasonal jobs
in the flowers farming increases during the days closer to Saint Valentine's
Day in the United States which is the industry's main customer.
Facatativá also is home of several facilities of well-known
companies, among them: the dairy products company Alpina, Venezuelan