Nairobi/Mumbai, October 17, 2016: Flower Logistics Africa 2016 is pleased to announce Astral Aviation and Air France-KLM-Martinair Cargo as major sponsors for the two-day conference to be held on November 8-9, 2016 at Radisson Blu, Nairobi, Kenya. The conference under the theme “From farm ...
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It’s that time of the year that agri-business players stump their presence in one of key horticultural fair in the world; Naivasha Horticultural Fair, that is taking place from 23rd to 24th September at Naivasha Sports Club. This event is ...
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It was jubilation at Oserian primary School on Thursday 28th July 2016 when Brian Maina, a standard six pupil was announced the winner of International Flower Sleeve Drawing Competition. Brian’s work was chosen from various submission of many art works ...
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In summer period the control of greenhouse climate requires a different strategy to avoid plant stress for example, caused by an increase in temperature and radiation. Hoogendoorn, worldwide producer of automation solutions, provides tips to optimize your greenhouse control during ...
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On Thursday I found myself at Oserian Development Company Limited, or simply Oserian Flowers, in Naivasha. Numerously feted as the best employer (National Farmers Awards 2014), most innovative African Producer (Sainsbury’s Supermarket of the UK) for level of commitment to ...
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For the last decade the East African Community (EAC) and the EU have been negotiating an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) that would allow tariff and quota free trading between the two trading blocs. The EAC is made up of five ...
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Kenya may abandon 10 years of negotiating Economic Partnership Agreement trade deal with the European Union as part of the regional East African Community bloc and go it alone, to avoid having duties of as much as 30 percent slapped ...
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Flowers are the most adorable plant species in the whole world, they communicate a message of joy, hope and love. Presenting a bouquet of flowers to the sick in hospital enlightens their souls with the urge of them getting better ...
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Flower growing requires one to be very clear minded to succeed. There are various dynamics that control the game. For instance; varieties to grow and where to grow, timing and whether and when to sell through auction or directly. To ...
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Rajat Chaohan the General Manager of Desire Flora, is proud of the flower farm. His immense experience is what led to realization of the dream and desire of the promoter, the late Mr Devendra Halai of owning a flower farm ...
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In ensuring the world does not lack standard roses, Yogeesh Basavarajappa took the bold step and headed to Solai; Olbanita, Nakuru County to establish Florenza flowers in 2014. To Yogeesh, he had amassed good knowledge on rose cultivation having worked ...
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For  a long time, Kenyans have been consuming blended juices, consciously or unconsciously of the ingredients used in the drink. Some take it to quench their thirst, others take it for nutritional value, while others take it for leisure. Furthermore, ...
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Tender Stem Broccoli (TSB) is a member of the Brassica family and related to Brussels sprouts, cauliflower and cabbage. It is a cross breed between broccoli and Chinese kale. It originated from Japan where it was developed using classical plant ...
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Agriculture for a long time in the country has always been perceived as a dirty and tiresome venture especially by town residents. The commercialization of the sector has made many to take a paradigm shift from search of white collar ...
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The land use, land cover of the Naivasha has changed extensively in the last three decades. This could have been largely influenced by horticultural farming due to availability of farming water from Lake Naivasha. Back in 1930’s, 1940’s there were ...
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Kenya Flowers Association (KFC) CEO Jane Ngige earlier said that Brexit is bound to lower flower sales as policies will change which may result in new bilateral negotiations to access the market. The EU market was relatively stable but following ...
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Lüwochuan farm is an automated high-tech plastic greenhouse, located in Taizhou China, where organic leafy vegetables are cultivated. The aim of owner Mr. Zhu is to ensure that all Chinese citizens have access to healthy fresh organic food that is ...
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Kenya Flowers Council (KFC), the umbrella body governing Kenya flower farmers and growers, held an award ceremony, an event in which the regulator also rebranded, taking up a new logo. Waridi Farm, Suera Flowers, Flamingo Horticulture Kenya and Oserian are ...
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Internationally acclaimed exhibitions have one thing in common; the attendance, the set up and the venue chosen to host such events are always outstanding. The Kenyan based International Flower Trade Expo (IFTEX) had all this qualities; slotting itself among the ...
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In our quest to unravel stories not only to fulfill our obligatory duties as journalists but with one thing in mind, our readers are fed with the best stories, we embark on a journey, our destination Bloomingdale Roses Kenya Limited ...
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