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Dec 29, 2016
Kenya is World’s 4th Largest Flower Grower

If you give or receive any flowers this Valentine’s Day, they were most likely imported from somewhere with a much warmer climate and lower wages than the United States. On Valentine’s Day, when tradition demands that massive amounts of roses be ready all at once, many of the[…]

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Dec 29, 2016
Direct flights to Latin America to boost Kenya’s flowers exports

Lack of direct flights to Latin America has hampered Kenya’s quest to sell its horticultural produce in South American states. Kenya’s flowers are re-exported to Brazil from other European nations, denying farmers handsome returns on their produce. Trade principal secretary Chris Kiptoo said that there is a need[…]

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May 04, 2016
Got roses this Valentine’s Day? They are probably from Kenya

If you were the lucky recipient of a bunch of fragrant roses this Valentine’s Day, it’s likely that they came from Kenya. The country is the third largest exporter of cut flowers in the world, accounting for around 35% of all sales in the European Union. Famed for[…]

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