Packing of avocados in Kenya is done in 4 kg gross boxes (cartons) with each box holding between 9 and 26 pieces of fruit depending on the size. In the case where the fruits are shipped by sea, the fruits are packed in 4 kg- gross open trays that are firm enough to withstand moisture in the controlled atmosphere (CA) reefers.
The packed fruits are shipped to various countries either by sea or by air. The main countries that import Kenya avocados are mainly in Europe, namely France, Netherlands, Germany,Spain, Belgium and Russia. There is also a substantial market for Kenya avocado exports in the Middle East especially in UAE, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon and Egypt. Other markets are opening up for Kenya avocados in upcoming markets e.g Singapore and Hong Kong.
Kenyan Hass Avocados are botanically classified as Persea Americana. Though there are hundreds of varieties of avocados, the ''Hass avocado'' has become the benchmark avocado for commercial production. Its long growing season, prolific fruit production and shipping tolerance are virtues that make the Hass the standard market avocado. It is the avocado that the general public identify as simply, an avocado The Hass avocado is known for its quintessentially tumbled leathery fairly thick skin that turns near black when fully ripe. The flesh closest to the skin is a lush pale lime green colour and as it nears the central pit it develops a rich creamy yellow tone and softer, oil-rich texture. Hass avocado's flavour reflects its texture - creamy and smooth with a nutty and sweet finish.
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
We can supply fresh avocado from Thailand. Offer the most popular variety HASS , Fuerte and others. Designed to fit every need.Wide variety of packaging from pillow packs and stand up bags to lugs,flats and containers.
Hass and Fuerte Avocados, packaged in 4Kg and 10Kg boxes and shipped by Air or Sea freight. The Fruits are available from February to November in size 14-22. Quality:- Premium Global Gap Certification Machine sized, handled, washed, dried and waxed