It’s mid-morning as we drive along the illustrious Nairobi-Nakuru highway a journey whose destination is to the core axis of flower growing area in Kenya, Naivasha. As we join the Southlake Road via Morendat, heading to Aquila flowers, we encounter ...
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The certification has been achieved under the Netherlands Trust Fund (NTF) III, Kenya Avocado project, implemented by International Trade Centre (ITC), the Dutch Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries (CBI) and funded by the Dutch Ministry of ...
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Spanning approximately thirty five hectares in area and sixteen years in operation, Isinya roses is a specialty rose farm based in the scenic Rift Valley, Kajiado County in the humble and quiet town of Isinya. The Company has bloomed to ...
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Kenya produces an estimated one hundred and fifteen thousand metric tons of avocados annually. Out of this, seventy percent are grown by small scale farmers. The local market has been a major beneficiary of these avocados, but lately, this has ...
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In the horticultural hub of Kenya, Naivasha region, off North Lake road, Kasarani area sits Shalimar Flowers. The farm prides itself of being the mother of the other three farms under the umbrella of East African Growers Limited: Mahee in ...
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The 6th edition of the International Flower Trade Expo (IFTEX) was very successful, reconfirming Kenya’s leading position in world’s flower industry. The Fair was opened by Kenya Flower Council’s chairman Mr. Richard Fox, who praised the important and still growing ...
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For the sixth year in a row, Kenya is hosting the International Flower Trade Expo (IFTEX), slated for June 7-9 at the Oshwal Centre, Parklands, Nairobi. This year’s show apart from affirming the strength of Kenya as a leading supplier ...
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Syngenta is committed to partnering with ornamental growers and professionals from an array of industries for insights that lead to the development of innovative solutions. The company’s efforts goes beyond scientific pursuit to provide effective and economical solutions for controlling ...
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Investing in greenhouses is smart, as they protect crops from bad weather conditions. Greenhouses will allow for year round production so you can plan crops for times when vegetables are in short supply and expensive. Growing vegetables in greenhouses is ...
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Sunland Roses is a boutique rose farm located on the northern slopes of Timau at an altitude of 2,350 meters, just a few kilometers from the equator on the heart of Mount Kenya. The Company specializes in a range of ...
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In the outskirts of Limuru town; Kamiritho, Kwa-Mbira village, Kiambu County we meet James Mwangi Kihika who is adding value to strawberry that he grows by processing strawberry jam. Before he became a farmer, he tried his hands on running ...
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Dudutech collaborates with Dow-Agro Science to enlighten growers on curbing thrip’s menace Thrips are annually causing huge crop’s loses globally. Though a variety of chemicals and other management tools are available to growers, none is perfect in respect to expense ...
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Post-harvest is a process that has been neglected for a long time but is a game changer especially in horticulture farming. With the current high inputs prices and escalating running costs, curbing post-harvest loses is vital, bearing in mind it ...
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Consuming fruits of all kinds has long been associated with a reduced risk on a number of health conditions. Many studies have suggested that increased consumption of fruits like pears decreases the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and overall ...
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Globalized Markets The increasing Global Markets and Globalization has been continually an increasingly important aspect to growth and long term sustainability of the Kenya floriculture market. The continuity and quality improvements with increasing developments to the African Rose which now ...
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On April 10 2017, Hoogendoorn celebrated its 50th anniversary of collaboration and innovation. To mark this milestone,Hoogendoorn launched a short video introducing the youngest future CEO in horticulture and a special anniversary magazine.Hoogendoorn considers the future so important that they’re ...
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Bosman Van Zaal and Hoogendoorn Growth Management are working together for years in East African countries like Kenya and Ethiopia. But time seems favourable to expand sharing their knowledge elsewhere and to lift crop quality and yield in general to ...
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Successful people have impetus. The more they succeed, the more they want to accomplish and find more ways of succeeding. They are not super beings but ordinary individuals with ordinary aptitude and a slightly different state of mind that is ...
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At the heart of Kihingo, Nakuru county, lies a vibrant flower farm, RIMI FLORA. It resembles an ancient portrait from a distance with an organized mixture of big red, green, chocolate and orange berries, floating in a pattern of a ...
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Women have the potential to change their own economic status, as well as that of the communities and their families. Yet more often than not, women’s economic contributions go unrecognized, their work undervalued and their promise undernourished. The untapped potential ...
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