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About this report

This report captures Kakuzi Plc's holistic approach to evaluating the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) impact embedded within our business operations. Aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) framework, it underscores our commitment to sustainability. Delving into Kakuzi's journey throughout the financial year 2022, the report spans all business divisions. It not only showcases integrated initiatives but also illuminates the strides taken to align our operations with sustainability principles as a leading superfood producer. As a member of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), we are dedicated to community support, and environmental conservation which are pivotal aspects of our Growing Together Strategy

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Growing Together

  • We Grow Our People

  • We Grow our Community

  • We Grow our Customers

  • We Grow Sustainably

  • We Grow Knowledge

  • We Grow Crops

Word from the Leadership

We seek to align ourselves not only with the UN (SDGs) but also with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

Nicholas Nganga

Chairman of the Board

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Word from the Leadership

During the year, we became the first commercial exporter of African-grown avocados to China with a shipment of nine containers of quality exportgrade avocados.

Chris Flowers

Managing Director

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Respecting and Advancing Human Rights

In the area of business, even with the best efforts, policies and practices in place, adverse impacts may still occur. In light of this reality, we believe that prevention and remediation of adverse impacts have to be at the core of meeting our responsibility to respect human rights. Guided by the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), we understand that businesses are expected to go beyond impact identification to proactively put in measures that prevent, mitigate, and address adverse impacts. Our company has been intentional about integrating such measures while continuously engaging stakeholders as a key element for continuous improvement.

  • Fostering Human Rights
  • Reflections on 2022
  • 2022 Milestones
  • Fostering Human Rights and Addressing Grievances

    At Kakuzi, we have adopted a Human Rights Policy as our guiding framework. The policy enumerates our commitments and charts a roadmap to integrate human rights across operations. Underpinning our commitments are our continued support for gender equality, women's empowerment, and workplace protection.

  • Reflections on our 2022 Mainstreaming Human Rights Initiatives

    In our commitment to uphold human rights and advance a safe and inclusive workplace, Kakuzi has implemented various measures and initiatives. We understand that fostering a culture of respect and accountability is crucial to the well-being of our employees and the surrounding communities.

  • 2022 Milestones on Human Rights and Employee Safety in Our Operations

    In 2022, we initiated a transformative journey, introducing key initiatives centred around the integration of human rights. As we reflect on this journey, we recognise significant milestones, humbly acknowledging that our experiences provide ongoing opportunities for learning and improvement.

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Product Safety, and Quality

Kakuzi PLC is committed to producing high-quality and safe products, placing utmost importance on product quality and safety while embracing sustainable practices.

  • Overview
  • Macadamia
  • Avocado
  • Livestock
  • Bees
  • Blueberry
  • Macadamia Production

    • By the end of 2022, macadamia occupied 1,129ha
    • Cartons 32,870 (371,725.2Kg)
    • By the end of 2022, macadamia occupied 1,129ha

    Exported to United States, Europe and Japan

  • Avocado Farming

    • By the end of 2022, avocado occupied 997ha
    • We exported 527 avocado fruit containers weighing 11.4m kg
  • Livestock Keeping

    • By the end of 2022, Cattle were 4,065
    • By the end of 2022, goats were 181
    • Our bulls are also registered with the Kenya Stud Book, which contains all the proven animals and their parentage.
  • Bees and Honey Production

    • Harvested Honey 1,051kg under the Macadamia section
    • Harvested Honey 1,238 kg under the avocado section
  • Blueberry Farming

    • In 2022, we produced 28 tonnes
    • Exported to Kuwait 14,670kg
    • Sold in the Local Market 13,330kg
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Our Community Initiatives, Kakuzi, Community Partnerships

At Kakuzi, we believe in the power of community and the importance of fostering sustainable relationships with the people living in the areas surrounding our operations.

  • Welfare
  • Our People
  • Rehabilitations
  • Schools
  • Mr. Tyrus Kinyua, Oldest Employee

    Throughout my years at Kakuzi, I can confidently say the farm has been the best employer, as Kakuzi is committed to supporting and empowering its staff, and everyone is treated well,”

    Mr. Tyrus Kinyua joined Kakuzi as a Mechanic Welder in 1990 when he was only 27.

  • Our Community Initiatives 90 staff members on mental health

  • Road Rehabilitations for the Communities

    About three years ago, smallholder farmers in Ithanga struggled to transport their produce from their farms to the market. As a result, they failed to get opportunities to sell their produce. The main barrier was the impassable dilapidated Kahuruko-Sunset link road, the main market route. It was also the same road that children, every day, had to walk to get to school, forcing them to look for longer alternative routes.

    But that is no longer the case as the 3.34km road has been rehabilitated. Now, it provides easy access to markets and public utilities for farmers and other community members who live in the area and need to get to shopping centres and amenities.

  • School Donations and Renovations

    • During the year 3,500+ learners benefitted
    • We donated 1,571 pieces of classroom We donated pieces of 97 classroom
    • Kinyangi Primary School benefitted from sanitation facilities, furniture and classrooms facelift.
    • Rubiru Primary School Kakuzi completed the installation of a 10,000-litre rainwater harvesting system and installed handwashing tanks to facilitate hand washing in school.
Our Community Initiatives



WIn 2022, Kakuzi PLC made an impressive mark at the Avocado Industry Excellence Awards, having been nominated in six categories across four segments. We secured two awards and achieved first runner-up positions in the remaining categories.

We emerged first in the Growers Category, winning the Large-Scale Orchards over 100 Acres Awards. The other awards won by Kakuzi PLC were 1st runners-up in the Growers Category, Nursery-Seedling Awards, 1st runners-up in the Exporters Category, Large Scale-200 Containers Awards and 1st runners-up in the Auxiliary Service Category, Packhouse Award