Enhancing Food Safety and Competitiveness for Kenya’s Fruits, Vegetables and Herbs conference


Nairobi, September 1, 2017. The Fresh Produce Exporters Association of Kenya (FPEAK) and Kenya Association of Small & Medium Scale Fruits and Vegetables Exporters (KEFE) are organizing a fruits and vegetables conference and exhibition to be held on the 13th and 14th September 2017 at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Nairobi. The conference and exhibition is supported by Global communities, Netherlands Development Organization (SNV), SGS Kenya LTD and COLEACP among others. The conference theme is:“Enhancing Food Safety and Competitiveness for Kenya’s Fruits, Vegetables and Herbs.”

The conference and exhibition is aimed at helping the horticulture industry in Kenya to cope with the emerging issues in the local and global markets including aspects such as food safety, compliance to market standards and regulations required for farmers, processors, distributors, growers, retailers and food service operators among others. The conference will also provide a forum for exchange of ideas, views and knowledge by leading industry players, outstanding experts as well as business leaders and investors in this subsector of our economy. The output of this conference will be an action plan on how to improve the productivity, financing, marketing, competitiveness and safety of fresh produce in Kenya.

The conference participants are drawn from among others high-level decision makers representing various parts of the industry that include leading fresh produce exporters, domestic consolidators, researchers, industry professionals, scientists, National and County Government, farmers and academia. This year’s conference and exhibition is the first such event focusing specifically on Fruits, Vegetables and Herbs and will be held annually going forward.

Therefore, we have the pleasure to invite you to attend and participate in the conference and exhibition on Wednesday 13th September and Thursday 14th September 2017 starting at 8.00 am.

Kindly confirm your attendance by return mail to; info@fpeak.org and C.C.patrice.ngenga@fpeak.org latest by 6th September 2017 in order to facilitate the planning team arrange for logistics.