Kakuzi gets KEPHIS nod to supply fresh avocados to China

Kakuzi avocado packhouse

Kakuzi PLC has become one of the first local entities to secure approval from the Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS), to process and prepare export-grade fresh avocados for the Chinese market.

Kakuzi says the KEPHIS approval follows a stringent phytosanitary audit of their extensive farms & packhouse. The approval comes hot on the heels of the recent signing of two bilateral trade protocols to facilitate the export of fresh avocados & aquatic products from Kenya to China.

“At the Makuyu facility and Orchards, we maintain world-class phytosanitary standards for our exports to Europe, and the KEPHIS approval further serves to underscore our quality commitments,” says Kakuzi MD Chris Flowers

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