Updated Aug 06, 2019

Exotic EPZ Limited

Macadamia processing for export


Charity Ndegwa

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Stage 4: Transition to Scale

Focus Areas:

Processing & Production

Processing & ProductionSEE LESS

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The company provides a market for macadamia farmers abroad most farmers use these macadamia trees as shade for coffee growth and other products thus providing them with na extra source of income from macadamia nuts



Providing a platform for framers to sell their macadmaia nuts for export earning them an extra source of income improving the standards of living.

Target Beneficiaries

Small Holder farmers

Mission and Vision

Mission: The mission is to source, produce and supply the finest quality products in the nuts and oils value chains while empowering small-scale producers, particularly rural women farmers. Vision: To be a leader in the nuts and oils value chains providing quality products and delivering value to all our stakeholders.

Innovation Description

Exotic EPZ aggregates macadamia from smallholder farmers and processes it for sale in Europe. The company is currently leveraging the farmer cooperative model in the aggregation of macadamia. Farmers drop off their macadamia harvest while bringing their coffee produce to the cooperatives. To Exotic, the model increases efficiencies leading to reduced costs.


Mar 2018
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