Floribusiness-How the Kenyan flower industry was saved from a disaster

The Kenyan flower industry has been spared decline thanks to a permanent Market Access Regulation between the EU and Kenya. Union Fleurs and the Kenya Flower Council’s great efforts have contributed to the import duty exemption currently in place for Kenyan flowers exported to the European Union since 1 October 2016.

Ciopora-Understanding the implications of the Global Village

Flowers, once seen as a seasonal product in European markets, have become an all year round commoditised product. It is nowadays standard to harvest a rose in Kenya today and for it to be delivered through a complex logistical network to a customer’s home almost anywhere in the world within 24 hours.