Simbi Rose farm

In 1995, One woman's Love of flowers began the story of a small 2 hectare farm, situated in the middle of a large coffee plantation. Over the last 15 years, both the passion for roses and the farm itself have expanded to a glorious 20 hectares. Simbi is now able to produce up to two hundred thousand stems per day for the international market. And we Keep growing.

Company details

P.O.Box: 769-01000 , Thika, Nairobi , Kenya

Locations Served

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

About Us

In 1995, One woman's Love of flowers began the story of a small 2 hectare farm, situated in the middle of a large coffee plantation.

Over the last 15 years, both the passion for roses and the farm itself have expanded to a glorious 20 hectares.

Simbi is now able to produce up to two hundred thousand stems per day for the international market. And we Keep growing.

The Farm

Simbi Rose farm is located in Thika, an hours drive from capital city Nairobi. This proximity to Nairobi, the climate and constant water provision via several man-made dams in the area make the region popular with the agricultural industry. Simbi Rose farm itself is situated right in the center of a large coffee farm.

Since its inception, Simbi Roses have established a modern and efficient crop management system and high quality control within our growing infrastructure. These include the propagation of our own plants, and the state of art irrigation and spraying systems, all managed by highly skilled and professional team.

These systems, combined with the ideal climate and water availability, allows Simbi Roses to produce superior Quality Roses.

Currently we are producing over 13 different varieties of roses for the international market which include Bellerosa, Red Ribbon, Good Times, Sonarisa, Vanilla Sky, Marie Claire, Mario, High & Magic, and Upper Class.

Mission

To Produce high quality flowers in a safe environment and fully participate in development of workers' welfare. their families and neighborhood community, to incorporate them in the company's corporate social responsibility to alleviate poverty and other social vices.

Vision

To be a leading flower farm in the region in terms of quality and services.

Company Overview

  • Production Started: 1995
  • Crops HA: 23.09Ha
  • Altitude: 1600 M above sea level 
  • Crop Varieties: High & Magic, Sonrisa, Mario, Marie Claire, Belle Rose, African Dawn, Golden Claire, Upper Class, Shanty, Upper Secret, Duett, Vanilla Sky, Bonheur, Red Ribbon, Good Times and Bright White.
  • Certifications: MPS A , KFC SILVER, FLO
  • Production: 40 Million stems per year
  • Pesticides Used/IPM: Use of both pesticides and IPM including Phytoseilus persimilis and Ambylesius californicus
  • Packhouse: Permanent grading hall with two cold stores, Headed Post harvest Manager, Assistant P.H. Manager, Section head and Quality controllers.