Kenya Nut Company
  • Our History

    Kenya Nut was established in 1972 in the Kenya highlands with a focus on growing quality macadamia & cashew nuts. This has since grown to include coffee, chocolates and oils.With over 4,000 employees, the company operates seven farms on over 8,000 acres, with a complete production system from seedlings to ready-for-sale products and an international market. Our philosophy is to provide a superior quality product through careful cultivation and modern processing techniques. Macadamia nuts and coffee from the company’s farm are certified organic and the processing our products is done in a HACCP environment.

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  • The People

    The passion with which our staff apply themselves to achieving and surpassing our lofty quality ideals makes it natural for us to full free medical cover including in-house medical facilities. Protective gear is also provided to all to ensure safety and overall product quality. As nut processing is quite exacting, our working culture is quite big on synchrony. From the food technologists to the seasonal labourers, everyone is aware of their importance in the grand scheme of all things Kenya Nut. Everyone relies on the team, and the team relies on everyone

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  • Factories

    CASHEW NUT FACTORY The Cashew Nut Factory (CNF) of Kenya Nut Company started in the year 1998 as a pilot project in Malindi after it became evident that there was a ready local and international market for cashew nut products. In the year 2000 CNF commenced her processing operation in Thika. However, it was not until 2003 that fully-fledged raw material procurement and processing operation was realized. Between 1998 and 2004, the raw material procurement department expanded to five operational areas: Lamu, Malindi, Kilifi, Msambweni and Shimba Hills. Currently, the company is among the key stakeholders in African cashew nut…

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  • Farms

    Kihenia Farm is situated about 10kms from the Thika-Muranga highway towards Kirwara Township. It is about 1500m ASL and receives 950mm of rainfall annually. The farm was acquired in 2003 when the first plants of macadamia were planted. The farm initially produced coffee, which was planted in 1950. The farm is approximately 250 ha. Kiboko Farm, located at an altitude of 1460m ASL (above sea level) the farm is 710.69ha and is 20kms east of Thika town, and approximately 67 kms North east of Nairobi. The farm is bordered with Delmonte plantations and was acquired by Kenya Nut in 2004.…

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  • Our Mission

    “To profitably create and provide superior products for our customers in a friendly working environment through transparent and fair relationships with all our stakeholders.”

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  • Our Vision

    To be the brand of choice in Africa

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