Mofarm Wins Prestigious Award

The annual awards for the best players in the avocado industry was held last month with much pomp and color. The host, Avocado Society of Kenya, through their research and statistics, picked out the best players in the period of 2018/2019 across different categories. Mofarm Fresh Fruits Exporters Ltd. was feted with the prestigious award for best Medium Scale Avocado Exporter in the country. We feel proud and honored to have been presented with such Read more…

What You May Not Know About Pawpaws

The papaya tree can grow from seed to a 20 foot, fruit bearing tree in less than 18 months. The fruit can range in size from 1 to 20 pounds. The exact origination of papaya is unknown but it is believed to be native to southern Mexico and neighboring Central America. September is National Papaya Month. The white powder sold as “Meat Tenderizer” is composed mainly of an enzyme extract from the papaya, called papain. Read more…

9 Quick Facts About Pineapples

Pineapples regenerate! You can plant pineapple leaves to grow a new plant. Pineapples contain the bromelain enzyme which can break down proteins, so you can use them to tenderize meat. Hawaii produces about 1/3 of all pineapples in the world. Pineapples are a cluster of hundreds of fruitlets. Pineapples take about 18-20 months to become ready to harvest. Pineapples are native to South America before Christopher Columbus discovered them in 1493. Pineapple is the only Read more…

Interesting Facts About Fuerte Avocados

Description/Taste The Fuerte avocado is often recognized as the archetypal avocado, green in color, pear-like in shape, and ranging from six to twelve ounces in size. It has smooth, medium-thin skin that peels easily, with dense, pale green flesh. It is marginally oily with a rich, creamy flavor and notes of hazelnut, and it is still considered by many to be the best tasting avocado. The Fuerte avocado tree is large and spreading, one of Read more…

About Kent Mangoes

Variety Overview Kent mangoes are large, oval fruit with dark green skins, sometimes with a dark red blush. They have juicy, tender golden flesh with few fibers, which makes them excellent for juicing. Characteristics Commodity: Mangoes Category: Tropical Fruit Appearance: Large, oval fruit with dark green skin that sometimes has a dark red blush Flesh: Juicy, tender golden flesh Flavor: Rich, sweet flavor Size: An average mango weighs about 200 grams Color: Dark green, often Read more…