Farms, schools and hotels that form part of the Moi empire

Merica Hotel in Nakuru town on August 1, 2020.  PHOTO |  RICHARD MAOSI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Sian Roses was founded in 1995 and currently has three large farms in Kitengela, Njoro and Eldoret, each under a separate subsidiary
  • Merica Hotel boasts 89 luxury rooms, four junior suites and a luxurious executive suite.

Sian Roses: The company is one of Kenya’s biggest flower growers and exporters, as it plants at least three million different rose stems each year. Sian Roses was founded in 1995 and currently has three large farms in Kitengela, Njoro and Eldoret, each under a separate subsidiary. The Njoro farm is under Agriflora Limited and was set up in 1995; the Eldoret farm under Equator Flowers Kenya Limited and was set up in 1997; while the Kitengela farm was established in 2008 under Maasai Flowers Limited. The three farms produce over 30 different types of roses in greenhouses, which are mostly exported to Europe, the USA, Dubai and Australia.

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