Project details

Avocado Project overview

We partner with local farmers and suppliers of fresh horticultural produce within Western Kenya through Kenya National Federation of Framers for the growing and marketing of Bananas, Avocados and Pineapples.

The Fresh produce export Market from Kenya is growing at a skyrocketing rate currently representing 30 to 40% of the country’s GDP . This project seeks to position the western region in a bid to secure a piece of the national cake for thousands of lives

Packaging for Avocado

Boxed are of 40 cubic feet containers which holds 20 such pallets
The 4kg boxes are packed into pallets which hold 276 boxes each.
Every 40 cubic feet container holds 20 such pallets ( 276 boxes * 20 pallets = 5520 boxes of 4 kg each / 40-
foot container)

Pack House

Construction of pack houses with Capacity of packing over 100MT daily with modern packing
equipment, use upgraded laminated packaging of 4kg cartons (35cm x 28.5cm x 9cm) or also depending
on the request of the customer on desired weights per carton (mostly in carton of 4kg, 5kg, and 10kg etc.
as options available for clients).

The 4kg boxes are packed into pallets which hold 276 boxes each. Every 40 cubic feet container holds 20
such pallets (276 boxes*20 pallets =5520 boxes of 4 kg each / 40-foot container.

Packing is done in upgraded pack-house with modern packing equipment using upgraded laminated
packing 4kg cartons (35cm x 28.5cm x 9cm) or depending on the request of the customer (mostly in
packaging carton boxes of 4kg, 5kg, and 10kg).

The packing is done based on the HACCP Quality Assurance Accreditation and the packaging material is approved by FDA to guarantee that it does not have any damage to the product. Besides, the boxes comply with all the necessary standards for export including being cold and weight resistant.

The 4kg boxes are packed into pallets which hold 276 boxes each. Every 40 cubic feet container holds 20
such pallets (276 boxes*20 pallets = 5520 boxes of 4 kg each / 40-foot container