Thursday, July 16, 2015

Strawberry Market in Kenya 2016

If you are a farmer and currently engaged in strawberry farming in Kenya, you are probably wondering where to get a strawberry market in Kenya in 2016. It is especially hard to market the fruits if you are the only farmer who has ventured in this agribusiness in your region. This article will give you ideas on how to find a strawberry market in Kenya.

  • Jam processing is a very good way to market strawberries. This is because it adds value to the produce and increases the shelf life. It is however a little challenging to do this on your own especially if you are not planting strawberries in large scale.
    Strawberry Ice-Cream Sundae
    The only other alternative is for several farmers to come together in an Association. This distributes the risk and provides a pool for capital and a framework for processing and marketing the products. The association can then make jam and other strawberry flavored products like yoghurt. Adding value and coming up with new products definitely expands the strawberry market in Kenya exponentially.
  • Supermarkets are big customers for strawberries. Currently, only the major ones stock this berries. And even with just a few stocking this delicious fruits, supermarkets still remain the biggest strawberry market in Kenya.What this means is that there is a huge market out there for the fruits. Any supermarket with a cooler can stock these fruits. And with so many in the country, the sky is your limit. Approach supermarkets in your area to get an order. You can then supply your produces needed.
    Strawberry topped cake
  • Fruit stall in the urban areas are also great middlemen for the berries. Approach them and come to an agreement on how to supply them with the fruits. One stall might not get many fruits off your hands, but when they are several they will give you a substantial strawberry market in Kenya.
  • Big hotels use strawberries for dessert and toppings. Approach those close to your area and see whether you can be supplying them. 
Do you have more tips on available strawberry market in Kenya in 2016? Kindly share your tips and advice with your fellow farmers in the comments section below.

2 comments:

  1. please how can I deal in the whole sale import to Nigeria for marketing

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    1. Please come again. I did not quite understand your question

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