Coronavirus and the Farms

Friday, 27th March 2020

Coronavirus and the FarmsSunday, 1st January 2017We are in unprecedented times with the Covid-19 pandemic. The flower industry in Kenya has been severely hit. Auction farms have stopped sending their product as the auctions in Holland are closed. Direct sales farms, the category we fall in to, still have a trickle of orders coming through from Europe. For this we are thankful. It enables us to keep the farms open with a skeleton crew looking after the plants and harvesting and gradin... READ MORE

Identifying the need to improve quality to retain market share

Monday, 12th August 2019

Identifying the need to improve quality to retain market shareSunday, 1st January 2017Our market is continually changing. We are forever being squeezed on price and yet our costs continue to increase year on year. We are now just under 50 hectares, and have become a major supplier in the direct sales market. We are very aware that we need to improve quality to retain our market share. Competition is getting greater all the time.We have identified the necessity to red... READ MORE

Medical Care at Nini Flowers

Wednesday, 9th May 2018

Medical Care at Nini FlowersSunday, 1st January 2017Nini and Lamorna between them employ 1,000 people. We consider it our duty to assist in medical care and education as much as we can. Certain medical checks are compulsory in our line of business. These are as follows:An annual check up to determine any presence of a work-related disease.On Lamorna this was last carried out in October 2017. 410 employees were examined and non had an occupational disease.Annual eye check up... READ MORE

Lamorna's Fair Trade Day

Monday, 23rd April 2018

Lamorna’s Fair Trade DaySunday, 1st January 2017On Saturday 21 st April 2018, Lamorna’s Fair Trade (Lamofair) Committee organised a fair trade awareness day. The purpose of such a day is to increase people’s awareness of fair trade and the benefits that can be gained from it.As we are relatively new to fair trade, our present goals are to improve living standards of employees and their families. This is being achieved through:provision of certain household ite... READ MORE

Winning the Dutch Flower Group Award for best Foreign Supplier

Tuesday, 2nd January 2018

Winning the Dutch Flower Group Award for best Foreign SupplierSunday, 1st January 2017In November 2017, Nini won the award for the Best Foreign Supplier to the Dutch Flower Group. We were surprised and humbled to receive this having taken into account the level of competition from all over the world. The DFG is supplied by approximately 100 overseas suppliers. Its turnover is Euro 1.5 billion annually. Nini won the award for its consistency of supply, consistency of product and its l... READ MORE