Good returns make farmer quit sukumawiki farming for chilli

Amos Sifuna displays some of the chilli harvested at Makutano farm in Kanduyi, Bungoma County. He says chilli growing has proved more lucrative than sukumawiki farming. PHOTO | RACHEL KIBUI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • He specialises in growing the Bired Eye chilli variety.
  • Mr Sifuna has a ready market for this produce.
  • He is already contracted by a processing company based in Eldoret to supply the produce.

For years, Makutano farm in Kanduyi, Bungoma County, specialised in growing collard green vegetable, commonly known as sukumawiki.

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