Financial potential of grafted passion fruit farming in Kenya

Passion fruit, which is a climbing vine, may be a versatile crop whose demand is growing in both domestic and export markets. Passion fruit the third most well-liked fruit in Kenya after bananas and mangoes and bananas respectively. The fruit will be eaten fresh or consumed when extracting the pulp and creating juice. Passion fruit juice may be a delicacy and is in high demand within the domestic markets. The juice is used in a form of products and also the pulp is also supplementary to totally different dishes. A…

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Passion Fruit Farming: How to get 15-20 tonnes per hectare

Passion fruit, a climbing vine, may be a versatile crop whose demand is growing in  export as well as domestic markets. The fruit are often eaten fresh or consumed after extracting the pulp and creating juice. The juice is used in a very  many forms of products and also the pulp could also be added to completely different dishes. A large range of cosmetic merchandise and food flavours are derived from the fruit that’s made in Vitamins A and C and carotene. Varieties Yellow and purple varieties exist. Purple varieties…

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Passion Fruits prices rise due to low production

The shortage of passion fruits for domestic and business consumption has sparked an increase in value because the entities attempt to satisfy their fruit desires. The inequality in supply is clear from the margin of the price of passion fruits within the varied cities in Kenya. From a sample of seven cities, the wholesale price distinction between the very best and therefore the lowest if triple. While a bag of 57kg of edible fruit is cost accounting Sh9,690 in Embu, identical amount is being sold at Sh3,000 in Kisumu city…

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AMAZING PASSION FRUIT MARKET IN KENYA AND BEYOND

The shortage of passion fruits for domestic and commercial consumption has sparked a rise in price as the entities strive to meet their fruit needs. The disparity in supply is evident from the margin of the cost of passion fruits in the various towns in Kenya. Passion fruit demand has many a time, been high as soft drink companies strive to meet this raw material. They are forced to import the fruits, with some of them bringing in concentrates because the fresh produce is also limited internationally. Kenya Agricultural Livestock…

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TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE SHORT RAINS

The short rains are here with us once again. If you as a farmer have been thinking of becoming a great passion fruits farmer, this is the time. Passion fruits are known to make the best juice and this makes the demand for export very high consequently making the price go high. Due to its acidity nature, passion fruit is highly recommended for juice blending. Passion fruit is commercially produced here in Kenya and is ranked third in categories of fruits exported. This is more reason farmers should establish passion…

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profitable passion fruit farming in kenya

Passion-fruit

Passion fruit farming All you need to know about passion fruits farming Varieties to grow in Kenya Purple Passion: (Passiflora edulis) … Yellow Passion: – (Passiflora edulis var flavicarpa) … Sweet Passion or Sweet granadilla: – (Passiflora ligularis) … Giant Passion or Granilla:- (Passiflora quadrangularis) … Banana Passion:- (Passiflora mollissima) Purple varieties do better at higher altitudes areas than the yellow types which does well in warmer areas. Yellow types tend to yield higher and are more resistant to diseases. Ecological requirement Altitude – Passion fruits do well in a wide…

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