IFTEX is counting down for its 6th edition already, since its initial start back in 2012. The list of exhibiting flower growers has again grown and the total number of exhibitors is almost touching the 200. With still one month to go, it is expected that 225 exhibiting companies will in the end participate in.. read more →

Honoring A World Class Woman on International Women’s Day

Have you ever heard of International Women’s Day? It’s celebrated each year on March 8th, and is intended to honor the hardworking women around the world. It originally started in New York back in 1909 as a Socialist political event, and by 1917 it was declared a national holiday in the Soviet Union. It is.. read more →

Making flowers the symbol of peace and culture

  The World Flower Council (WFC) held their International Summit from 1st to 4th September 2016 at the Norfolk Hotel Nairobi, Kenya. The event was organized in collaboration with the Kenya Flower Council themed Kenya: Fascinating Flowers, Fauna and Friends. This was the first time the summit was held in African soil. WFC is a.. read more →

Kenya: Flower waste can generate energy

A preliminary report to establish whether using flower waste can generate energy has yielded positive results. Speaking on Friday 12th July 2013 at Simbi Roses in Thika, one of the two farms participating in a pilot project initiated by the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum in November 2010, Engineer Peter Gichohi, a biogas consultant said.. read more →