[2nd December 2009]

KENYA FLOWER INDUSTRY PARTICIPATES AT IFEX 2009 IN JAPAN

The Kenya Flower industry made an important debut into the Japanese flower market through their participation in the 6th International Flower Expo - IFEX GARDEX 2009 held at Makuhari Messe in Tokyo from 11th to 13th November 2009.

Six Kenyan companies namely; Suera Flowers Ltd, Zena Roses, Primarosa, Mosi Branan Flowers, Red Lands Roses and Vermont Co. took part in one of the most successful exhibitions that appears to offer great opportunity for the fast growing Kenya flower market in Japan.

Zena Roses which was one of the participating companies that is known to grow quality flowers issued an inaugural press release during the show to mark entry into the Japanese market.

View report : PDFPDF File(1.1MB)

The Main Flowers Exported from Kenya:

Roses (Range of varieties)
Carnations Spray and Standard
Statice
Astronomeria
Lilies
Hypericum
Chrysanthemum Cuttings
Eryngium
Gypsophilla
Orchids

This list is not by any means exhaustive as there are so many varieties of flowers grown at different flower growing locations in Kenya. Enquiries and visits to individual flower company farms in Kenya and on the company home page as well as the Kenya Flower Council can provide comprehensive list of available flower varieties.

Kenya Flower activities at IFEX 2009 in pictures:

Kenya Flowers Booth at IFEX 2009: From left: Grace Kyalo(HCDA), Peter Mose(Embassy), Susan Mureithi (Suera), Allan Mburu (CDA-Kenya Embassy), Rose Wahome (Mosi), Nehemiah Chepkwony (Min. Of Agric), Takashi Hayakawa (Embassy)

 

IFEX 2009 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Kenya Flower Company at IFEX 2009

 

Kenya Flowers at IFEX 2009

KENYA FLOWER COMPANIES CONTACTS - IFEX 2009

Suera Flowers Limited
P.O. Box 62599
Nairobi Kenya
Tel: +254 65-32000 / 2, 20-891758, 65-32309
E-mail: Suerafarm@suerafarm.sgc.co.ke
Web: www.suera.co.ke
Contact: Mrs Susan W. Mureithi
Title: Director

Zena Roses Limited
P.O. Box 62599
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254 20 2328970 / 1
E-mail: info@zenaroses.co.ke
Contact: Mr. Ahmed K. Nzibo
Title: Director

Mosi Branan Flowers
P.O. Box 39399
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254 20 2090534
E-Mail: admin@mosiflowers.co.ke
Conatct: Mrs. Rose W. Wahome
Title: Director

Primarosa Flowers Limited
Mombasa Rd., P.O Box 540, Athi River, 00204 Kenya
Tel: +254 20 2088551
E-mail: kumar@primarosaflowers.com
Contact: B.P. Vijay Kumar
Title: General Manager

Red Lands Roses
P.O. Box 10 Ruiru 00232
Kenya
Tel: +254 722509293 / 733 600515
E-mail; gm@redlandsroses.co.ke
Web: www.redlandsroses.com
Contact: Mrs. Isabelle Spindler
Title: Director

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