Are you looking for reliable Hass avocado exporters in Kenya? Look no further. We are dedicated to providing our customers with the best possible quality of avocado. To achieve these, we are compliant with the following standards: control of pesticides’ residues, food and safety hygiene, traceability, e.t.c
In addition, our avocados are certified by the Global GAP, which is an internationally recognized standard in fruit and vegetable production.
Frutplanet Inc. has been exporting hass avocados for almost a decade now to Europe, the middle East, and Asia.
With our seamless logistics network, we guarantee our clients efficiency in operations and on-time delivery.
Our hass avocado exporting customer service team, our clients enjoy 24/7 responsiveness on their queries and concerns.
The dry matter percentage of our hass avocados is 22.5%
Our hass avocados, as well as other varieties such as the fuerte and jumbo, are either packaged in 4kg or 10 kg boxes depending on the specifications of our clients.
With Frutplanet, we let our clients decide how they want the packaging branded. Our customers can decide whether they want the cartons branded with their business details or generic or Frutplanet details.
The Kenyan Avocado Industry
Kenya avocado is one of the most popular fruits, primarily among commercial farmers although there are other Kenya’s top exports. The avocado industry in Kenya has been proliferating in recent years due to increasing demand from overseas markets. This has been a boon for the Kenyan economy, as the avocado industry is now one of the country’s biggest export earners.
Kenyan farmers grow two avocados:
2. Fuerte avocado.
The Hass variety is the most popular avocado in Kenya, accounting for around 80 percent of total production.
While the Hass Avocado variety has the meaty and buttery texter, the Fuerte Avocado variety is fruitier and sweeter.
The Fuerte Avocado variety is more watery than the Hass Avocado variety. This makes the Fuerte variety to have a less creamy taste when compared to the Hass Variety.
It is therefore very important to consider the differences between our Avocado varieties while sourcing for avocados from Kenya.
Hass Avocado Potential Health Benefits
Avocados are a key source of nutrients including fiber and healthy fats. Avocados help reduce heart complications as they contain antioxidants as well as anti-inflammatory compounds.
Here is a list of the benefits of inlcuding Avocados in your diet:
- Improved Cardiac Health
- Decreased inflammation, hence a healthy digestive system
- With its high number of nutrients, it is an excellent source of nutrients
- Improves vision and helps reduce age-related muscular degeneration
- During pregnancy, adequate consumption of avocados help reduces chances of miscarriages.
- Avocado fibre improves bowel movements, hence a crucial component for natural detoxification.
- Avocado components could also help minimize the chances of getting cancer.
- Avocado helps in promoting a health body weight.
Where To Buy Avocado
Are you looking to buy Avocado from Kenya? Well, depending on whether you are a local or international customer, you must get a few things in order.
Buying avocados should be easy enough if you’re a local customer within Kenya. There are many avocado suppliers and dealers all around the country, and you can find them effortlessly. Just do a quick search online or ask around, and you’ll be able to find what you’re looking for.
On the other hand, international customers need a supplier(farmer) and an Exporter.
A supplier can be any individual, company, or cooperative producing or farming avocado in Kenya. There are many of them all around the country, and you can find them quickly enough with a quick online search—just research before purchasing to ensure you’re getting the best quality products possible.
An exporter is a company that is licensed to export products from Kenya. This company will help you with the paperwork and shipping process to get your avocado from Kenya to your location.
At FrutPlanet, that’s our specialty, and we can help you with all the logistics. But more on that later.
However, there is an alternative instead of international customers buying directly from the suppliers or farmers and then looking for exporters. Instead, they can order from an exporter. An excellent example of an exporter is FrutPlanet, Kenya’s leading fruit, and vegetable exporter.
The benefit of buying from an Avocado exporter or dealer is that quality is guaranteed. They’re also efficient if you’re ordering in bulk. Additionally, dealers have the necessary experience in exporting avocados. That means they can get them to you quickly and without logistic problems.
Price Of Hass Avocado In Kenya
The Hass Avocado price in Kenya ranges between the US $1.50 and $1.65 per Kilogram. The pricing depends on the quantity you purchased and the supplier. Other factors that may affect the price include the current market conditions and the season.
You should purchase your avocados from suppliers with easier access to the farms to get the best price. This will help reduce transportation costs, reducing inflation in the final price.
Additionally, it would be best to choose an exporter with an excellent rapport with the farmers. The network guarantees you quality products at a fair price. Further, such an exporter assures you avocados even during the off-season when yields a low.
But what is the price of Hass avocado in the international market? We’ll the international pricing varies depending on the market you’re targeting.
For example, the Avocado market in the US ranges between the US $2.60 and $3.00 per Kilogram. In Germany and Europe, the prices are much higher, with the average price being around the US $3.10 and $3.75 per kg.
The main reason for this price difference is the production cost and the distance the avocados travel to their respective markets.
Hass Avocado Exports From Kenya
The Hass avocado fruit is grown primarily in the central and western regions of Kenya, where the climate is conducive to cultivation. In addition, the fruit yields well in eastern Kenya, including Meru and Embu.
The production of Hass avocado in Kenya has increased significantly over the past decade, making it one of the biggest exporters of avocados in Africa. For example, in 2019, Kenya was amongst the top 10 producers despite exporting only 10% of its yield that year.
Similarly, the number of exporters in Kenya has dramatically increased. Some of the biggest exporters of Avocado include:
- Kakuzi Limited
- East African Growers
- Biofarms Limited
These suppliers export to various countries, including; the Netherlands, Belgium, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, and China. The major markets are Europe, and Asia, especially China.
The Benefits Of Exporting Kenyan Avocados With Frutplanet
FrutPlanet is one of the biggest export of avocado in Kenya. We have been supplying our clients with the best quality avocados for years. In our few years of operation, we have competed with some of the largest avocado companies in Kenya. Some of which have been operating for decades.
But why should you choose us to export your Kenyan avocados? We have:
- A dedicated team of experts to help you export the best avocados.
- Competitive prices for our services that aren’t inflated with unnecessary add-ons.
- A proven track record of exporting Kenyan avocados and satisfying clients.
- The necessary infrastructure to ensure that your avocados are exported quickly and efficiently.
Looking For The Biggest Avocado Exporter? Contact Us.
At FrutPlanet, -we offer a hassle-free service that takes all the worry of exporting your avocados. Please get started by requesting an instant quotation from our sales team. You can also request for a quotation via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or whatsapp (+254798799211). While requesting for a quote, indicate the quantity needed, the destination, means of transport, avocado size, and when you want the fresh avocado fruits delivered.