Saundersiae

Inflorescence bears white flowers with a black pistil. Read More

Tuberose

Blooms open from the bottom up and have a scent similar to gardenias Read More

Saundersiae farming

An annual flower which produces a tout stem with a pyramid shaped head Read More

Hass Avocados Farming

The Hass avocado is a large-sized fruit weighing 200 to 300 grams Read More

Fresh Hass Avocados

The Hass avocado with dark green–colored, bumpy skin Read More

Smallholder’s Scheme

We work alongside smallholder farmers to produce and export assorted varieties of summer flowers. Read More

Smallholder’s Scheme

We work with over 2,000 farmers across the region Read More

Ammi (White)

It has compound umbels bearing small, greenish-white flowers, resembling lace work Read More

Ammi (Green)

These attractive seed heads make wonderful addition to fresh arrangements Read More

Craspedia

It has a brilliant yellow hue and dense spherical shape Read More
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About Wilmar

Wilmar was founded in 1995, with social impact at the core of its operations. Over 5,000 farmers, their families and communities have benefitted from Wilmar since its founding. We partner with small scale farmer’s groups to provide highly quality flowers and fruits. To ensure consistent production of flowers and fruits, we provide the farmers with planting materials at subsidized rates and agronomic support through our team of agronomists.

Our Flowers

We work alongside smallholder farmers to produce and export assorted varieties of summer flowers. With our team of dedicated staff, we are constantly developing new products and integrated farming techniques.

  • Bulb crop usually grown as a fresh cut with long flower spikes that produce up to 30 fragrant white florets with a touch of pink at the tips per spike. Blooms open from the bottom up and have a scent similar to gardenias.

    Polianthes Tuberose

  • It is also known as star flower pincushions / paper moon. The inflorescence is a dense spherical cluster of cup-shaped, maroon and green, enlarged bracts which form showy, bronzy seed heads. They make wonderful fresh and dried arrangements.

    Scabiosa stellata

  • Also known as the billy button, or drumstick. It has a brilliant yellow hue and dense spherical shape. It makes a striking addition to both fresh and dried arrangements.

    Craspedia Globosa

  • It is a species of flowering plant in the carrot family. It has compound umbels bearing small, greenish-white flowers, resembling lace work. It adds a ferny, delicate look to bouquets.

    Ammi Visnaga (White)

  • This is the seed stage of white Ammi. These attractive seed heads make wonderful addition to fresh arrangements.

    Ammi Visnaga (Green)

  • An annual flower which produces a tout stem with a pyramid shaped head which when mature has at least one white floret. Inflorescence bears white flowers with a black pistil.

    Ornithogalum Saundersiae (Arabicum)

  • It has wide, star shaped flowers that are a combination of white and green. The flowers are clustered to form a conical spike on top of each stem. Each inflorescence bears 20-30 white flowers.

    Ornithogalum Thyroides (Ornis)

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  • Tree like plant that bears branches which produce small flowers, that develop into green balls. The green balls form the decorative in inflorescence.

    Mobydick – Asclepias

Fruits

In 2020, the company diversified into avocado farming and will continue using the out-grower model in avocado business thereby increasing the social impact footprint with an additional 2,000 smallholder farmers. We are fully certified with Global Gap and GRASP.


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  • The Hass avocado is a cultivar of avocado with dark green–colored, bumpy skin. It was first grown and sold by Southern California mail carrier and amateur horticulturist Rudolph Hass, who also gave it his name. The Hass avocado is a large-sized fruit weighing 200 to 300 grams.

    Hass Avocado Farming

  • The Hass avocado is a cultivar of avocado with dark green–colored, bumpy skin. It was first grown and sold by Southern California mail carrier and amateur horticulturist Rudolph Hass, who also gave it his name. The Hass avocado is a large-sized fruit weighing 200 to 300 grams.

    Hass Avocado Processing

  • The Hass avocado is a cultivar of avocado with dark green–colored, bumpy skin. It was first grown and sold by Southern California mail carrier and amateur horticulturist Rudolph Hass, who also gave it his name. The Hass avocado is a large-sized fruit weighing 200 to 300 grams.

    Hass Avocado

Smallholder’s Scheme

Wilmar is founded with a very strong a social impact at the core of the operation. Over 5,000 farmers, their families and communities have benefitted from Wilmar since its founding. We partner with small scale farmer’s groups who are registered by ministry of social services. To ensure consistent production of flowers and fruits, we provide the farmers with planting materials at subsidized rates and agronomic support through our team of agronomists.



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Certification

We are the first Small holder Model farm to acquire the Kenya Flower Council silver and Global Gap certification.

The KFC Silver certificate is based on environmental and socio-economic values which ensure certified producers foster safe, sustainable and responsible production of cut flowers and ornamentals. The KFC Silver Standard covers good agricultural practices, human resource management and workers welfare, Health & safety, environmental protection & conservation, and post-harvest management. GLOBAL G.A.P. is a trademark and a set of standards for good agricultural practices (G.A.P.) for safe, sustainable agriculture worldwide.



In 2020, the company diversified into avocado farming and will continue using the out-grower model in avocado business thereby increasing the social impact footprint with an additional 2,000 smallholder farmers. We are fully certified with Global Gap and GRASP. Certification

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K24 Kilimo Biashara Growing Ammi Flowers in Kenya

Farmers are diversifying and demystifying the growing of flowers. Its no longer a rich man's exercise. Small scale farmers are now involved in growing of Summer cut flowers for export market. We appreciate the kindness extended to our team by Myra Mrunde Mucheru of Kiganjo Thika, and Wilfred Kamami of Wilmar Flowers to help us bring out this topic to Kenyans and the world in a more simplified and understandable format.

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Airfreight capacity not enough to meet demand

Demand is there, but we cannot meet it because of the lack of airfreight capacity", says Ruth Muiruri, CEO of Wilmar Flowers, a Kenyan company that exports summer flowers that are grown by small and medium-sized growers. They were one of the first who started to exported large quantities of summer flowers to the Dutch auction.

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Nyeri farmer's blooming flower business

Simon Muriuki, 47, who describes himself as a farmer by choice, not by chance, has been growing flowers for export for two years now, a business he is extremely happy with. He grows Arabicum and Ammi majus varieties of flowers on two acres of land in Sagana, Nyeri County.

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Summer flowers for small farmer

Sang, 44, grows an assortment of summer flowers in Chesoton village, an agribusiness he has engaged in since 2009, and has no intentions of switching to any other crop. Seeds for propagating mobydick on an acre go for Sh3,500, but Sang says he spends Sh1,000 for the 0.25 acres he grows on.

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Kenya’s small-scale growers embrace summer flowers

Samuel Machora, 55, is one of the farmers who have embraced small scale flower farming in Kenya’s Central Province. Mr Machora has been farming since he left secondary school 27 years ago. However, his flower ‘farm,’ which occupies only an eighth of an acre on his six-acre plot in Gatanga, 61 kilometres from Nairobi, turns out to be his major source of revenue, beating the four acres of tea and a vegetable and a fruit venture he tried before.

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Self-help group beats unemployment with flower venture

When 11 members of Endarasha Charity Highland Self-Help Group in Kieni West district, Nyeri County, went for a loan from the Youth Enterprise Development Fund (YEDF) early last year, they were not sure whether their request would be granted.

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Wilmar Flowers Ltd, Munene Industries, Lodwar Street. Thika. P.O Box: 1682-01000, Thika, Kenya.


Phone: +254 (0)734273133

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