This is a list of top avocado exporters in Kenya. Kenya is Africa’s second-largest avocado-growing and exporting country. Avocado is Kenya’s leading fruit export, representing about 17% of the country’s total horticultural exports. Kenya mainly exports avocados to Europe and the Middle East.
Here is a list of top avocado exporters in Kenya.
1. Freshela Exporters
Freshela Exporters is one of the leading avocado exporters in Kenya. The company has a rich experience in the avocado export business for over 10 years. Their services include sourcing high-quality avocado Hass & Fuerte avocados, precooling avocados, sorting & packing, and transporting them in controlled atmosphere(CA) reefer containers. They mainly export avocados to Europe, Asia and The Middle East. Other Freshela Exporters products include mangoes, pineapples, bananas, vegetables, and herbs.
Location: Bellway Industrial Park, Embakasi, Nairobi
Phone: +254742 240 240
As a leading avocado exporter from Kenya, Frutplanet has a wide range of farmers spreading across Kenya and Africa in General. Frutplanet helps its clients from Europe, the United States, Asia, and Australia to buy organic Hass and Fuerte avocados at affordable rates. Frutplanet also offers their customers support in exporting logistics for the fruits directly from the farmers to customers. Unlike most avocado suppliers, Frutplanet offers farmers with necessary training opportunities to ensure that quality is adhered to.
Other products exported by Frutplanet include mangoes, herbs, oranges, vegetables, pineapples, Cavendish bananas, flowers, and seafood.
3. Kakuzi Limited
Kakuzi is a renowned company that produces, packs and exports avocados and other products such as macadamia, blueberry and tea. The avocados are first graded to eliminate any physical quality defects, weight sized then packed into cartons of either 4kg or 10 kg cartons for export.
Contacts: 0722 205 895, 0722 205 896.
4. Vegpro Kenya
The company is a major exporter of fruits, vegetables and flowers to Europe. It also sells the products directly to the local Kenyan market and buyers in Europe, the Middle East, Russia and South Africa.
Location: Cargo Village, JKIA, Nairobi.
Contact: 020 822 831, 020 682 2715.
Sunripe processes and markets fresh and frozen avocados, french beans and pineapples in over 20 countries in the world. The company exported the first avocados in 1972. It ensures strict compliance to food safety and standards at the farms and processing sites, making it one of the most preferred horticultural marketers and processors in Kenya.
Location: Limuru Road, Nairobi.
Contacts: 020 682 2948, 0733 600 212.
6. Kenya Horticultural Exporters
It is a family operated business committed to the HACCP system and the BRC code of practice to ensure that the requirements for exporting safe and quality produce are met and exceeded at all times. It produces and exports vegetables, fruits, herbs snd avocados.
Contacts: 0703 471 417, 0732 289 710.
7. East African Growers
They are the region’s leading growers, processors, packers and exporters of Grade 1 vegetables, fruits and flowers to premium markets within Europe.
Location: 3rd Freight Lane, JKIA, Cargo Village, Nairobi.
Contacts: 0722 200 681, 0733 900 476.
8. Biofarms Limited
It is a leading commercial grower, packer and exporter of premium organic and conventional fresh fruits from Kenya. Its main products are avocado, mango and passion fruit.
Location: Aviation Centre, North Airport Road, Nairobi.
Contact: 0723 078 250.
9. Keitt Exporters Limited
Keitt Exporters prides itself on being the leading exporter and importer of fruits and vegetables to markets in Europe and Middle East.
Location: Keitt Complex, Old Mombasa Road, Nairobi.
Contact: 0722 204 391.
10. Mofarm Fresh Fruits Exporters
The company grows, markets and exports farm produce such as avocado, pawpaws, snow peas and french beans.
Location: Off Ring Road, Utawala, Nairobi.
Contacts: 0731 659 628, 0722 263 781.
11. Benok Exporters Ltd
It is a fruit and vegetable export agency that works with farmers producing fruits such as avocados, berries, melons and mangoes. It also trains farmers to ensure they avail the best fruits in local and international markets.
Location: Behind Astrol Petrol Station, Utawala.
Contact: 0700 047 095.
12. Lagran Group Limited
It is an agricultural company using innovation and technology to provide services in irrigation, farm management and marketing of agricultural products for the local and export markets.
Location: Athi River.
Contact: 0706 419 244.
13. Key Export Company Limited
It exports fresh fruits from Kenya, specialising in growth and export mainly to the Middle East and European market. The company exports products such as avocado, onions, bananas, apple mango, and potatoes.
Location: Off North Airport Road, Nairobi.
Contacts: 0722 999 976, 0734 999 976.
14. Avocado Society of Kenya
It is a registered association for Avocado growers and exporters in Kenya.
Location: Unicity Mall, Thika Road 1st Floor
Contact: +254 722406941
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