Mount Elgon Orchards Ltd.

Mount Elgon in Western Kenya, and was established in 1922 by R.Andersen who came from Sweden. Over the years the farm has grown many different crops such as coffee, maize, avocados, apples and peaches. The farm moved into commercial floriculture in 1993 and by 1997 the fruit production was phased out. The farm today employs 800 permanent employees and is concentrating on high quality roses with outstanding vase life, for the export market. The product is known as "The Elgon Collection". The distribution of the roses is done in the Netherlands by Rose Handling Services BV.

Company details

P.O. Box 124 , Kitale , Trans Nzoia 30200 Kenya

Locations Served

Business Type:
Industry Type:
Agriculture - Horticulture
Market Focus:
Internationally (various countries)


To produce top quality roses whilst observing the highest level of social and environmental responsibility.

To create a working environment where the employees have fun.