Horticulture revenues rise 33pc to Sh153bn becoming Kenya’s third top earner

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Horticulture earnings hit Sh153 billion last year making it number three in its contribution of Kenya’s income after diaspora remittance (Sh272 billion) and tourism (Sh157 billion) in 2018.
Flowers made the bulk of the earnings, bringing in Sh113 billion with fruits emerging second by raking in Sh12 billion followed by vegetables at Sh27 billion.
The industry defied the challenges resulting from delays in supply of fertiliser to make one of the impressive performances.

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