As a family-run business, we carefully select each and every flower that we grow commercially. We have 100% confidence in the quality of our flowers as each variety undertakes extensive trials to ensure we are happy with the vase life, strength and overall quality of the flower. We then propagate the flower to multiply the plant material for commercial production using hydroponics, all done all under strict growing conditions, to ensure we get the highest quality flower possible. Across our three farms we produce over 35 million stems annually boasting over 60 commercial varieties from a variety of international breeders.
02 Our Products
At Harvest, we specialize in cut roses and value-add bouquets for the wholesale market. We grow three categories of roses; intermediate roses, t-hybrid roses and spray roses. Our value-add bouquets are available in a variety of styles and sizes tailored for each market using a variety of foliage, filler and summer flowers. Please request our online brochure for further details.
All three flower farms are located within one hour of the Jomo Kenyatta international airport which allows for a quick turnaround time from orders to delivery. Kenya is a growers’ hub for exporting flowers, and with over 20 years growing experience, Harvest has established strong relationships with dedicated freight forwarders on the ground in Kenya. This ensures the flowers arrive at their destination in a timely and cost effective manner. We have a dedicated export team on the ground with 24-hour support to ensure all logistical points are addressed. The turnaround time from receiving an order to supplying the customer is between 48 and 60 hours.
03 Where we currently export to
We are currently exporting to a variety of world-wide markets on a daily basis, notably Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia, Australia, The Middle East and the US. Our dedicated export team on the ground ensure all shipments are handled in a professional and timely manner. We take great pride in dealing with a variety of international clients and can accommodate sales in GBP, USD and EURO.
04 How our flowers get to you
Check out how our flowers get to you in our educational video. From the time a flower is cut to when it is packed and delivered to the airport,is an interesting journey which requires utmost care and strict procedures to ensure the flowers arrive in the best condition possible.
Meet the Team
Jay joined Harvest Kenya in 2006 to set up the Sales and Marketing department with the desire to grow the business and expand into international markets. Having spent seven years in the UK running Harvest Flowers UK, he is now back in Kenya to continue the business that was started by his father, the late John Williams. Jay has a deep rooted passion to build Harvest UK and Harvest Kenya as a leading grower and supplier of bespoke trade bouquets and cut flowers into the market.
Senior Production Manager
Julius joined Harvest Flowers 20 years ago when the farm had just two hectares of roses. Since then Julius has climbed the ranks and is now a very respected senior grower in the flower industry overseeing the growing of over 40 hectares of roses and other cut flowers. As well as having a deep rooted passion for growing flowers, Julius also helps leads the Christian fellowship for the workers at Harvest Flowers.
James joined Harvest in March 2017 having previously worked in the flower industry for over 12 years. With an a honors degree in Finance and being a Certified Public Accountant, (CPA) James has a very sharp eye for figures. His attention to detail combined with a passion for client service makes him the ideal Commercial Manager to join our sales department that exports over 35 million flowers annually.
Ann arrived at Harvest 2 years ago with over 20 years’ experience in running flower pack-houses at some of Kenya’s biggest flower farms. With a wealth of knowledge in cut flowers and bouquets Ann has had a big impact on the farm producing top quality bouquets for the international flower Market.
Biraj recently joined Harvest Ltd in 2016 bringing to the leadership team a wealth of experience in finance and business acumen. Previous experience in a large scale engineering business has enhanced Biraj’s ability to manage Finance departments for large organisations combined with a passion for detail and flowers.
Craig has recently joined the Harvest team and brings with him a wealth of experience at the top level of managing some of Kenya’s largest and most successful flower farms. A grower at heart Craig has a wide range of growing experience in all types of cut flowers with an exceptional eye for detail. Key to his position Craig also has a keen focus on creating a positive and respected working environment that allows for growth and mutual respect within the workplace.