Good news for pyrethrum farmers as flower prices go up

Pyrethrum Processing Company of Kenya Acting Managing Director Joseph Waweru at Nakuru factory on December 11, 2019. PHOTO | FRANCIS MUREITHI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The new prices effective from July 1 will be pegged on pyrethrin content of dry flowers.  
  • The highest price of dry flowers with pyrethrin content of three percent will fetch Sh435 up from Sh375 per kilogram.
  • Dry flowers with 1.4 percent of the pyrethrin content will fetch Sh203 up from Sh175 per kilogram.

The ailing pyrethrum sub sector has announced new prices for dry flowers delivered at Pyrethrum Processing Company of Kenya (PPCK) factory in Nakuru town.

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