This is a list of top seed and seedling companies in Kenya. Seed companies are mainly tasked with the responsibility of producing, importing, marketing and distributing quality seeds and seedlings to farmers and other reliable stakeholders for commercial and domestic use. Kenya has several top seed companies that offer a wide range of seeds and seedlings to farmers.
Here is a list of 10 best seed and seedling companies in Kenya.
1. Kenya Seed Company
It is a state corporation that was mainly established to produce and market top quality and certified seeds particularly to add value to the growing agricultural sector in Kenya. The company produces and markets maize products, horticultural crops, wheat, pasture, sunflower, sorghum, millet, rice and groundnuts. The company has several branches across major towns in Kenya.
Location: (Headquarters) Mbegu Plaza, Kijana Wamalwa Street, Next to NCPB
Contacts: +254 722 205 144/ 0726 141 856
2. Kenya Highland Seed (Royal Seed)
It has been supplying top quality open-pollinated and hybrid seeds to farmers since 2000. It boasts of established seed brands such as the Royal Seed which includes tomatoes, cabbages, onions, peppers, carrots, watermelons, kale and other vegetables.
Location: Sanam Building, Industrial Area, Nairobi
Contacts: +254 725 549 997/ +254 734 257 635
3. Simlaw Seeds
The company’s main mission is to produce, market, import and distribute superior and reliable vegetable seeds for commercial and domestic use.
Location: Kijabe Street, Near Globe Cinema Roundabout, Nairobi
Contacts: +254 (20) 2215067/83, 0722 200 545
4. Syngenta Kenya
It is a multinational company that produces and distributes vegetable seeds, fungicides, insecticides, herbicides, nematicides, hybrid maize and biostimulants
Location: Avenue 5 Building, 6th floor, Rose Avenue, Nairobi
Contacts: +254 703 018 263/ +254 703 019 263
5. Freshco Seeds Kenya
It was established in 2000 primarily to produce, process and distribute high-quality seeds and planting materials to farmers in Kenya and those within East and Central Africa.
Location: Off Kiambu Road, Muthaiga
Contacts: +254 20 2324797/ 2361889, +254 712 110 849
6. Amiran Kenya Ltd
It provides complete agricultural solutions such as production and distribution of agricultural seeds and farming machines/equipment.
Location: Old Airport North Road, Nairobi
Contacts: +254 719 095 000
7. East African Seed Co, Ltd
It provides seed production and distribution services, research activities and extension services
Location: Dakar Road, Industrial Area, Nairobi
Contacts: +254 722 207 747/ +254 734 333 161
8. Premier Seed Limited
It is a leading company in the business of vegetable seed distribution, agronomic support and herbs business. It produces and distributes hybrid, certified organic and enhanced seeds.
Location: CDN Plaza, Near Catholic Diocese of Nakuru
Contacts: 0733 468 574/ 051 221 3554
9. Elgon Kenya Ltd
It is one of the largest agri-input supply companies in Kenya which can meet almost 90% of farm agri input, particularly in the floriculture sector.
Location: National Park East Gate Road, Off Mombasa Road, Nairobi
Contacts: +254 722 203 089/ +254 733 509 509
10. Savan Seeds Ltd
It also produces and supplies a wide range of quality and reliable agricultural seeds.
Location: Kijabe Street, Nairobi
Contacts: 0735 102 652