East Africa's premier International food & agriculture exhibition is set to host exhibitors from over 26 countries in Nairobi from 18-20 November, 2020. FOODAGRO AFRICA 2020 will showcase top products, equipment and machinery. Building on the success of previous events, FOODAGRO AFRICA 2020 just gets bigger and better. Also contributing is the recognition of Kenya as one of the major access point in Africa and the huge volume of imports in the country for its own consumption for over 40 million consumers.
FOODAGRO AFRICA 2020 to host exhibitors from over 26 countries
African avocado arrives on European markets
Africa is becoming a major player in the booming avocado sector. Kenya’s avocado season started in March with demand high. The country’s production will compete with Peruvian produce which come onto the market with large volumes in May. Kenya expects to be able to begin exporting to China by the end of the season in August.
Kenyan fruit to gain access to Chinese market
An agreement is to be signed between Kenya and China that will allow the African country to export avocados, mangoes, cashew nuts and other products to the Asian market. The president of Kenya will head a delegation of farmers and horticultural merchants to China in November for the 1st Shanghai Import Expo. This phytosanitary agreement will allow over 40% of Kenya's fresh produce to be exported.