Food processing

  • Fruit juices, fruit preserves
  • Canning of fruits and vegetables
  • Frozen fruits and vegetables
  • Prepared foods e.g. Frozen Pizzas, pastries, whole meals
  • Coconut : desiccated, creamed
  • Meat processing and Canning
  • Marine and Freshwater Fish processing
  • Aquaculture
  • Horticulture processing and packaging
  • Drying, blending of herbs and spices
  • Coffee and Tea packaging
  • Hotel and Airline food portion supplies
  • Processed dairy foods
  • Nuts and nut mixtures
  • Dried fruits
  • Snack foods
  • Ready to Drink Beverages eg. Coconut water, teas


  • Essential Oils
  • Extraction of active ingredients from plants eg. Aloe Vera
  • Tanning Extract from wattle bark
  • Bixa processing
  • Cashewnut Oil Resin
  • Dried Flowers and Ornamental Materials

Wood Based Products

  • Seasoned and Treated Wood, including veneers, parquets, blocks, mouldings
  • Rulers, Drawing Implements
  • Furniture (CKD, Bamboo cane, classic/antique furniture)
  • Wooden houseware
  • Moulded wood products (MDF, plywood)
  • Sculpture and Art Works

Leather and Animal Based products

  • Tanning of hides and skins (including exotic skins : Nile Perch, ostrich, crocodile—Kenya Wildlife Services permit required before use of wild game for commercial production)
  • Leather Goods –belts, bags, wallets, folders, portemanteaux, wine coolers, footwear, hats, leather clothes Click here for Benchmarking of Leather sector in Kenya UNIDO Study 2003
  • Ostrich feather dusters;
  • Fishing flies

Building Materials

  • Ceramic Tiles, Enamel wear
  • Dimension Stone :marble, granite, Mazeras
  • Construction lime

Other Minerals

  • Semi
  • precious stone cutting/polishing
  • Caustic soda
  • Jewelry and precious stone setting
  • Base metal processing and working
  • Glass including building glass, container glass, ornamental glass
  • Inorganic Fertilisers

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