WELCOME TO KENYA FLOWER COUNCIL
Kenya Flower Council Profile:
Kenya Flower Council (KFC) is a voluntary association of independent growers and exporters of cut-flowers and ornamentals, formed in 1996, with the aim of fostering responsible and safe production of cut flowers in Kenya with due consideration of workers welfare and protection of the environment.
THE FLOWER INDUSTRY IN KENYA
Kenya's economy largely relies on the agriculture sector which contributes 25.3% of GDP. 2.63% of the national GDP is from the horticulture sub-sector while 1.29% is from the flower industry. Horticulture is one of the top foreign exchange earners for the country generating approximately US$ 1 billion annually.
KFC Friday Notice Board:
• KFC and EU to hold a floriculture stakeholders forum
• National Export Development Strategy
• Environment, water and natural resources Ministerial stakeholders forum
Industry Self-Regulation - Auditing And KFC Code of Practice :
Auditing and KFC Code of Practice
KFC has developed a Code of Practice that is fully benched marked to GlobalGAP, Fair Flower Fair Plants (FFP) and is under going a bench marking/mutual recognition with; Tescos Nature,
Industry Promotions, Networking and Publicity:
KFC is actively involved with flower industry Promotions both locally and internationally. KFC participates in trade fairs, organizes annual Flower Days in UK, Germany and Holland and pursues other initiatives intended to grow the industry.
Trade fairs, important flower business days
As of July 2014, KFC had a producer membership of 73 flower farms situated throughout the country. The current KFC membership represents about 50 - 60% of the flowers exported from