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Importing from the economic center of East Africa


For European buyers, Kenya offers a wide range of products and services. 

Importers of fresh produce, cut flowers and natural ingredients can benefit from the following advantages: 

  • Ideal climate and rich soils: These conditions allow growing throughout the year and produce high quality produce. 
  • A favourable geographical location: Kenya is close to the equator. This makes it an ideal location for growing tropical and subtropical fruits and flowers. Short transport routes to Europe ensure product freshness. Transport costs are reduced.
  • High quality of the product: Kenyan growers are committed to quality. They have implemented internationally recognised standards such as GLOBALG.A.P, FSSC and ISO 22000.
  • Environmentally friendly farming methods: Many Kenyan farmers use environmentally friendly farming practices, including organic and sustainable irrigated farming.

For cost-effective IT outsourcing, Kenya is also an attractive location:

  • Highly skilled IT professionals in software development (SaaS, mobile, ERP), data science and analytics, digital marketing and business process outsourcing who can provide tailored, creative solutions to meet the specific needs of European businesses.
  • Cost efficiency through lower labour costs
  • Convenient time zone for good communication between teams

IPD has set up a regional office in Kenya, which means that our local staff can focus on sourcing.
This means we can find the right producers and suppliers for you. And we can prepare them carefully for the European market.
Look forward to an uncomplicated and smooth trading relationship with the IPD evaluated IPD partners from Kenya. 

Your benefits

  • IPD regional office (IPD HUB) facilitates quick, qualified contact to new suppliers
  • Young, dynamic companies - carefully selected and well prepared
  • Optimal growing conditions and certified products, also in organic quality
  • Innovative IT expertise in line with European standards 

Learn more about our services!

Our products from Kenya
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Fresh produce

Kenya offers a variety of fresh produce. Whether avocados, passion fruit, mangoes, peas, beans and fresh herbs or chili varieties such as Bird's Eye, Habanero or Demon F1 - the offer is rich and varied. 

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Natural ingredients

The IPD experts are currently identifying suitable producers of natural ingredients in Kenya for you. The African country is known for products such as lemongrass, pepper, hibiscus, macadamia, chia, baobab, but also oils such as avocado. 

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Cut flowers

Besides roses, Summer Flowers (such as Carthamus, Kangaroo Paw, Eryngium) as well as Alstromerias, Craspedia, Hypericum, Solidago and Limonium make Kenya so interesting for buyers. 


Kenyan IT professionals offer a wide range of services including software development (SaaS, mobile, ERP), data science/analytics, digital marketing and BPO. Their education levels meet European standards. 

We connect you to your new business partners.

We will be happy to provide you with comprehensive information about our diverse range of products and services from Kenya.

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Your contact for Kenya
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Thomas Derstadt

Expert Sourcing + Markets

Fresh produce (Brazil, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Senegal)

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Caroline Moraza

Expert Sourcing + Markets

Natural ingredients (Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Tunisia, Ukraine)
Fresh Produce (Ukraine)

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Dr. Andreas Gemählich

Expert Sourcing + Markets

Cut flowers (Colombia, Ecuador, Kenya, South Africa)

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Stefan Schütze Tobar

Expert Sourcing + Markets

IT Outsourcing (Kenya)