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    FrutPlanet is a reliable exporter of fresh fruits, vegetables, beverages, spices, and more, including freshly ripe watermelons. We have fulfilled global and local orders for years while guaranteeing customer satisfaction. You can order our fresh watermelons for sale by requesting a quote here!

    Watermelon Exporters in Kenya

    There are a dozen watermelon exporters in Kenya, but one of the leading companies is FrutPlanet Exporters. FrutPlanet exports fresh watermelons globally and is the exporter of choice for many businesses worldwide, not by chance. We have designed our business model to be customer-centred. Here’s why you should work with us:

    100% Customer Satisfaction: When you order watermelons for sale, we stand by what we export, unlike most exporters. Our aim here at FrutPlanet is to meet your expectations.

    Organic Farm Products: We are pioneers of organic farming methods in Kenya and beyond. And that’s why we have made it our creed to partner with farmers who practice what we preach, organic farming

    You can order our watermelons for sale by requesting a quote on our website. We guarantee you only quality products.

    Watermelon Production in Kenya

    Watermelon production is arguably one of the most popular farming ventures in Kenya. This fruit performs well in warm Kenyan regions with high rainfall. Watermelon production regions in Kenya include Machakos, Makueni, Coastal regions, etc. Most Kenyan farmers in Kenya are small-scale farmers. When you order watermelons for sale from FrutPlanet exporters, we source the products from these farmers and handle the logistics.

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        Types of Watermelon

        There are four watermelon classes: seedless, picnic, icebox, and yellow/orange. The types of watermelons shouldn’t be mistaken for varieties:

        • Seedless Watermelons: They were created in the 1990s, and the main aim was to get rid of the seeds while retaining freshness and taste.  This type of watermelon requires different farming attention but is still grown in Kenya.
        • Picnic Watermelons: This type of watermelon is known for being large and fit for a picnic gathering. 
        • Icebox Watermelons: This type of watermelon is small and was first introduced in the 1950s. They are best for small families.
        • Yellow/ Orange Watermelons: This classification of watermelons has yellow or orange-coloured flesh. In addition, they can be seeded or seedless.

        Irrespective of the type of watermelon you want to export, FrutPlanet can help. We source from small-scale farmers in Kenya, package, and deliver to you, covering all the logistics. Order watermelons for sale from FrutPlanet by requesting a quote today.

        Watermelon Varieties

        Watermelon production in Kenya is taking shape as more farmers venture. Consequently, watermelon varieties grown in Kenya have increased. Currently, there are over ten watermelons for sale varieties that are grown in Kenya. They Include:

        • Sukari F1: This watermelon variety is the sweetest in the Kenyan Market and takes about 80 days to germinate. Kenyan farmers love it because its shell is hard and pest resistant.
        • Sugar Baby: It takes 75 days to mature and weighs 5 kgs max. This watermelon variety is small in size with bright red flesh.
        • Sweet Rose F1: This watermelon variety maturity is optimum at 100 days. The fruit weighs 10 to 15kgs, and its flesh is red. 
        • Zuri F1: Zuri watermelon variety has a dark green shell, and crimson is dark red. It is one of the most common watermelon varieties in Kenya.
        • Carolina Cross is the biggest watermelon in the world and weighs north of 100Kgs. The world’s biggest watermelon variety joined the Guinness World Record after weighing 159Kgs. The fruit is not commonly grown in Kenya due to usual issues like transportation and shelflife.

        Other watermelon varieties in Kenya include Asali F1, Congo, Moon and Star, Golden Midget, Early Scarlet F1, and more. FrutPlanet is a leading watermelon exporter in Kenya, and we can help you export any watermelon variety. You can buy watermelon online from our website by requesting a quote. 

        Health benefits of watermelons

        Watermelon is a sweet and juicy fruit with enormous health benefits. Watermelon is rich in nutrients such as antioxidants and vitamins A and C. Apart from quenching your thirst, other watermelon benefits include:

        • Lowers the risk of prostate and colorectal cancer.
        • Promotes the removal of damaged cells in the body.
        • Reduces cholesterol and lowers blood pressure.
        • Protects the joints from inflammation.
        • Aids in Skin Health.

        Watermelon Exporting Countries

        The world’s biggest exporter of watermelon is Spain, seconded by Morocco. Other major watermelon exporting countries include Iran, the United States of America, Mexico, the Netherlands, and Kenya. 

        How to Buy Watermelons

        Are you wondering how to buy watermelons for sale online? You can buy by requesting a quote from FrutPlanet. We handle bulk watermelon orders for our international clients by sourcing, sorting, packaging, and delivering. We will take care of all the logistics until the bulk watermelon for sale is delivered. How do we inspect the watermelon? 

        The most conspicuous feature to observe is the watermelon shell. A ripe watermelon should have a thick rind. But how do you inspect a watermelon? Our team thumps or pressures the watermelon shell with the hands to check if it’s ripe. A ripe watermelon is hard and produces a deep solid sound. Overripe melons have a soft shell and hollow sound because the fibre attaching the fresh has relaxed. Our other selection factors include inspecting the watermelon’s shape and weight.

        Wholesale Export Price of Watermelon

        The prices of watermelon are at a constant increase trajectory. The 2022 wholesale price of watermelon per kg is KES 121.56. The price in 2019 was KES 118.54 per kg but lowered in 2020 and 2021 due to COVID restrictions.

        Kenya mainly exports watermelons to Qatar and other United Arabs Emirate countries. Over 85% of total watermelon exports are destined for the Arabs Emirates. 

        Watermelon Export Packing

        Our watermelons for sale here at FrutPlanet are of guaranteed quality. We achieve this by keeping our process rigorous and deploying the best sourcing experts. 

        We grade watermelons strictly through sizes and other external factors. Our first sorting stage identifies external appearances such as symmetry, uniformity, colour distribution, scars, sunburn, etc.

        The frutPlanet team transports the sorted fruits to our packhouse in large carton boxes stacked with grasses to prevent bruising the fruit’s skin, which could lower the shelf life.

        Once at our packhouse, our FrutPlanet team cleans and disinfects the fruits by washing them. Our watermelon export packing is in two ways: cross border or stacking. Cross border method involves having a large fibreboard divided into compartments for individual ripe watermelons. Stacking involves putting the ripe watermelons in one big carton together. 

        Our watermelon export packing methods withstands rough handling, compression, vibration, and temperature shifts during transit. We transport the fruits via air to ensure delivery is within 2 to 4 days after packaging.

        Frequently Asked Questions About Ripe Watermelons

        What Is The Cost Of 1 Kg Watermelon?

        The cost of 1kg watermelon is KES 121.56 in 2022 for exports. The watermelon price in Kenya ranges between KES 85 and KES 130 per kilogram.

        Who is the largest exporter of watermelon?

        The world’s largest exporter of watermelon is Spain, seconded by Morocco. The largest exporter of watermelon in Kenya is FrutPlanet. We handle bulk orders and export quality watermelons globally.

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        • Store Name: FrutPlanet
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        • Address: Jacridge Court
          Nairobi
          Nairobi County
          00200
          Kenya
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          Apart from tomatoes, we export fruits, vegetables, beverages, spices, and more. Our commitment to customer satisfaction is at the centre of our business model. You can buy tomatoes online today by requesting a quote from FrutPlanet.

          Tomato Farming In Kenya

          Most tomato varieties have originated from the South American Andes region, where they had been cultivated for centuries. Over the years, explorers in the 16th century distributed the tomato fruit worldwide. On the other hand, some varieties are native to regions such as Africa and Asia, although they have been modified scientifically over time to boost yield. Cross-breeding of these varieties mainly occurred during global trade and colonisation.

          Kenya’s commercialisation of tomatoes started in the mid-90s, amongst other fruits and horticultural crops. Tomatoes commercialisation thrived after the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation (KALRO) was formed. The organisation foresaw the production of approximately 400,000 tonnes of tomatoes a year after its formation. Today most Kenyan tomato farms are in Narok, Laikipia, Murang’a, some parts of Embu and Kirinyaga, Kajiado, and Makueni.

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          FrutPlanet is a leading global exporter of fruits, vegetables, and spices. Want to export French beans? Request a quote, and our customer service team will engage you. 

          Pods. There are three categories of pods; Extra fine pods, fine pods, and bobby beans. Extra fine pods are tender, puffy, and seedless. They have no strings, and their diameter is less than 6mm and a length of 10cm. On the other hand, fine pods have small seeds, soft strings, and tender, puffy skin. The pods are longer than extra fine pods by about 3mm. Bobby beans are generally bigger and large. At FrutPlanet, we only source either fine or extra pods for our export customers.

          Shape: French beans are either straight or curvy with pointed ends. The length of French beans ranges between 6 and 12 cm. The pod’s skin should be smooth, and the ends should be tapered and pointed. Deformity and curling of French beans are signs of irregular watering. At FrutPlanet, we handpick and package all the beans and ensure we get rid of deformed beans.

          Colour: French beans are usually green, although a yellow variety exists. The yellow French beans are Haricot Jaune, a common vegetable in French cuisines. Green French beans can turn yellow due to a lack of water, and as a result, they lack nutrients. FrutPlanet has specialised professionals who check the beans before packaging.

          Smell: The French beans’ smell isn’t very noticeable. However, sensitive people realise that it has a faint grassy vegetal smell. On the other hand, if they’re ill-odored, whether green or mouldy, dispose them. The French beans can be green, yet they have undergone bacterial growth internally, which leads to a bad smell. Our team individually examines each bean when packaging to ensure that our customers only get quality produce.

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        • Fresh Sugar Snap Peas Sold By: FrutPlanet

          FrutPlanet is a leading exporter of fruits, vegetables, spices, beverages, and more. Amongst the products we export is sugar snap peas.

          Size: Sugar snap peas sizes vary depending on where they grow. A mature pod grows to about 4 to 8 cm or about 1.5 to 3 inches in length. The height and width of the plant vary depending on the pod’s number. Our team at FrutPlanet has been harvesting sugar snap peas for years and can quickly tell from afar. 

          Colour: Sugar snap peas have a similar physical appearance to other peas but are smaller. A mature sugar snap pea has a pale green colour. However, they are a little darker than snow peas. Our experts at FrutPlanet can easily set apart mature sugar snap peas by identifying their colour.

          Cultivars: At FrutPlanet, we export almost all snap peas cultivars. Some cultivars we export include Sugar Ann, Sugar Bon, Amish Snap, Cascadia, Sugar Daddy, Super Sugar Snap, and Sugar Snap. Each cultivar has its timeframe to maturity but mainly ranges between 50-70 days. You can Request a Quote and specify your preferred cultivar.

          Seeds: A mature snap pea has about four to ten seeds, and at the time of harvesting fresh sugar snap peas, the seeds are often premature. We pick seeds that are round but not entirely swollen or firm. Sugar snap peas that are too mature have dull and hard seeds, and the skin becomes fibrous. We harvest sugar snap peas when the pods are young and edible to ensure you get value for money.

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          Fresh Prawns Farming

          China is one of the largest prawn producers worldwide. In 2021 China exported 61.73 tonnes of prawns and shrimp. The country’s geographical conditions are ideal for fresh prawn farming. The rising demand for prawns contributes to more than 14,000 farms in China.   

          The largest prawn producers are China, Ecuador, and India. China’s export value was US $ 450.13M, Ecuador’s US $2.83B and India’s US $ 5.16B in prawn exports in 2021. These figures are projected to continue growing as demand for seafood increases. Buy prawns online from FrutPlanet, where we have established relationships with leading producers who adhere to international standards.

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          Shrimp Farming

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          In 2021, these seven largest shrimp producers exported about $2.57 million tons of shrimp worth US$20.79 billion, a 23% increase from 2020. Valued at US$28.45 billion in 2020, the global shrimp market could hit US$53.63 billion by 2028. 

          Shrimp distributors, traders, wholesalers, retailers, and individual customers who wish to buy shrimp online can partner with FrutPlanet to export quality seafood. We can help source farmed and wild-caught shrimps from some of the world’s leading shrimp producers. Order shrimp online and get sea-sourced seafood for the best taste.

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