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Horticulture sector to face higher standards

Published on July 20, 2015

The horticulture sector players will now be expected to comply with new standards that spell out code of practice in the horticulture industry, following the revision of standards.

The revised horticulture code of practice will apply to all players in the industry ranging from growers, propagators, breeders, consolidators, shippers, and cargo handlers.

According to the Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs), Managing Director, Charles Ongwae the standards require the operators in the sector to observe hygienic and safety requirements during the production, handling, and marketing of flowers and ornamentals. Read more. Source | Daily Nation