Flower sellers will be smiling all through today as couples buy the commodity in celebration of Valentine’s Day. According to Kenya Flower Council CEO Clement Tulezi, the month is a peak period for the industry with high demand for red roses. The flower export values grew from Sh35.5 billion in 2010 to Sh70.8 billion in 2016 as international demand in new markets continues to emerge. Peter Kimani, a flower vendor in Nairobi said he expects to make a killing today. “On an ordinary day, we sell a single flower at Sh20, and one bunch goes for Sh300.
Source: The Star February 13, 2018 21:11 UTC