Dömmen Expands In Kenya

German breeder producer Dümmen is expanding its product lines and production in vegetative annuals at new farms in Kenya. One farm has 68,200 square feet of greenhouse on a 15.5-acre site. Another is through a partnership with 34,100 square feet of greenhouse on an 8-acre site.

"This year Dümmen made the decision to expand its business in vegetative cuttings," says Perry Wismans, Dümmen’s chief business development officer. "We always have been known as a leading producer in the big industrial crops–geraniums, New Guinea impatiens and poinsettias. After introducing a number of other product lines over the past years, now the step has been set to become a full supplier in vegetative annuals."

So far, these expanded lines include osteospermum and calibrachoa. Petunias and begonias also are key crops.

With farms in Costa Rica, Ethiopia and Kenya, Dümmen produces 159 million cuttings a year. For more details on the top cuttings producers, stay tuned for our Mid-September Young Plants issue and future editions of Benchrunner.

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18 comments on “Dömmen Expands In Kenya

  1. Anonymous

    Hi, I have a 3 acre farm in Kenya near Nairobi and would kindly request for information on Greenhouse tomato/vegetable farming.
    Thanks in advance.

    regards
    George Muchene.

  2. Anonymous

    Hi. I have a 10-acre farm near nairobi (Isinya) and do intend to start up greenhouse horticulture. What are your partnership programs and opportunities?

  3. Anonymous

    Based in Rongai-Nakuru with a 2 acres able to be contracted for any vegetable supplies. Water supply round the year available by a permanent river. Accessible by road 20 mins from Nakuru town. Interested in outgrower programs you may have.

  4. Anonymous

    hi,my mum has a 5-acre farm in nyeri and she is seeking guidance on greenhouse farming,can you help please cause i live in uk.many thanks.regards david.

  5. Anonymous

    Based on Eldoret-Bugoma, ihave with a4-acre to be contracted for any vegetable supplies.Water supply round the year available by a permanet river.Accessible by road from Eldoret Town.Intrested in outgrower programs you may have,especialy greenhouse farming.

  6. Anonymous

    hi.i have a project of bulding a greenhouses approximate 2 acres,i wanted to be guided on how to go about it and incase you built it for me how much a u going to charge me per meter squire.also how is your minimum size?

  7. Anonymous

    Hi, I have a 3 acre farm in Kenya near Nairobi and would kindly request for information on Greenhouse tomato/vegetable farming.
    Thanks in advance.

    regards
    George Muchene.

  8. Anonymous

    Hi. I have a 10-acre farm near nairobi (Isinya) and do intend to start up greenhouse horticulture. What are your partnership programs and opportunities?

  9. Anonymous

    Based in Rongai-Nakuru with a 2 acres able to be contracted for any vegetable supplies. Water supply round the year available by a permanent river. Accessible by road 20 mins from Nakuru town. Interested in outgrower programs you may have.

  10. Anonymous

    hi,my mum has a 5-acre farm in nyeri and she is seeking guidance on greenhouse farming,can you help please cause i live in uk.many thanks.regards david.

  11. Anonymous

    Based on Eldoret-Bugoma, ihave with a4-acre to be contracted for any vegetable supplies.Water supply round the year available by a permanet river.Accessible by road from Eldoret Town.Intrested in outgrower programs you may have,especialy greenhouse farming.

  12. Anonymous

    hi.i have a project of bulding a greenhouses approximate 2 acres,i wanted to be guided on how to go about it and incase you built it for me how much a u going to charge me per meter squire.also how is your minimum size?