15 Jul, Monday
9 Most Profitable Fruits To Grow In Kenya today

9 Most Profitable Fruits To Grow In Kenya today

This article is about most profitable fruits to grow In Kenya today. Fruits with high nutritional value are the best to grow. This is because they have great demand in the local and international markets.

Most Profitable Fruits To Grow In Kenya


Pineapples are a nutritious fruit and are consumed in the country. One acre of land can hold about 1,100 pineapples which, when sold, can bring the farmer a good fortune. It can also be given to companies that produce food, sell apples, grocery stores…


Avocado is a popular fruit in the country. Many people love them. As a farmer, you will not have a market for avocados. For export purposes, the Hass Avocado is the best variety to grow.

Passion fruit

Passion fruit is a healthy fruit that does not take long to fully ripen. The main varieties grown in the country are purple and yellow varieties. They are one of Kenya’s fruit exports. There are markets for fruit locally, for example in open markets, supermarkets, grocery stores and food processing companies.


Although strawberry cultivation is not a common practice in the country, the fruits are very nutritious and can bring you good fortune if you get a stable market. Locally, demand is high compared to supply. Food processing companies who buy strawberries in Kenya. A kilo costs about Kshs 200.


Bananas are eaten in the country. If you enter the market, you will not miss to see bananas for sale. Demand is strong in the local market, especially in the western region where it is a staple food for some people (matoke).


Apples are an “expensive” fruit that fetches good prices in grocery stores, grocery stores, and high-end grocery stores. These are nutritious fruits that can also be grown for export. In the local market, one piece costs between 20 and 30 Kshs.

Citrus fruits

Citrus fruits like lemons and oranges are good sources of vitamin C. The demand for fruits is very high in the local market, especially during this time of COVID 19. Fruits can be grown for export. They are mainly exported to the European market.


Watermelons are a very useful fruit that grows in the country. They fetch very good prices in the local market. They can be grown for export purposes.


Mango is a very tasty and nutritious fruit that is mainly grown in the eastern region. They can be grown for export or local consumption. A farmer can get a good price for his fruit, especially if he has the pleasure of supplying them to companies that process food, for example beverage companies like Afia, Kevian, Delmonte, etc.

Mango farming in Kenya