Hass avocado profitability in Kenya

The internet is full of stories praising Hass Avocado as the next go to crop.

We have heard that tea companies are now uprooting their tea to grow Hass avocado,

Maize farmers in the Rift valley have not been left behind.

They are now allocating part of their land for Hass Avocado farming.

With all these stories flying around, it makes perfect sense to pause for a moment and think about them a little deeper.

When we do so, we will be able to reveal the truth, so that when you venture into this, you are making a sound decision.

So this post examines this hot issue in detail.

We look at the:

This is absolutely necessary so that we can arrive at an intelligent conclusion about Hass avocado profitability in Kenya.

So if you’ve ever thought about this issue, sit back and relax.

This post is packed with amazing details, and one crucial secret on avocado profitability tucked somewhere in the page.

You’ll only be able to discover it, if you read the post without skipping any part of it.

As you read, I will take you through a tour that we will blow your mind away.

Interested?

Let us start from the beginning.

Hass Avocado Profitability: How Do we tell If a Venture is Profitable?

To come to this is conclusion, we need easy primary school mathematics.

First, we have to look into all the expenses you are likely to incur while starting the project,

Next, we will have to look at the income that you’ll receive.

Finally, you subtract the expenses from the income.

If the answer is positive, then you are in profit.

However, if your profit is negative, then you are in trouble.

Since the issue of expenses is not a one fit all thing, we will use some hypothetical figures in our calculations.

But these figures will not be plucked from the air.

We will be looking at the current labor costs, and other management costs and then adopt them to our situation.

Let us begin our mathematics.

And to make our work even easier, let us draw a table.

With a table we will explain figures much easier.

Here are some assumptions so that we can do the math:

  • That our land is one acre,
  • and the land is fenced thus offering the seedlings protection from animal damage.
  • You own the land, and there are no leasing charges
Hass avocado profitability in Kenya. Hass avocado tree that has grown into a mature tree

Year 1 Expenses, Income, Sales & Profit/Loss

Item

No required

Unit price in Ksh

Total Costs in Ksh

Land preparation

1

4,500

4,500

Hass Avocado Seedlings

150

150

22,500

Hole Preparation

150

30

4,500

Transplanting costs

150

30

4,500

Irrigation

2,000

10

20,000

Pest control

5

2,000

10,000

Weeding costs

5

3,000

15,000

Managerial expenses

6,500

Miscellaneous costs

10,000

 

 

Total Costs In Year 1

97,500

Kilos of Fruit Produced in year 1

Selling price/Ksh/Kilo

Sales In Year 1

nil

0

80

 

 

Profit/Loss year 1

-97,500

Year 2 Expenses, Income, Sales & Profit/Loss

Item

No required

Unit Price

Total costs

Weeding costs

5

3,200

16,000

Irrigation

2,150

10

21,500

Pest control

5

2,100

10,500

Fertility management

2

1,600

3,200

Managerial expenses

13,600

Miscellaneous costs

10,000

 

 

Total Costs In Year 2

74,800

Kilos of Fruit Produced in year 2

Selling price/Ksh/Kilo

Sales In Year 2

Total Gross Sales

0

89

 

 

Profit/Loss in Year 2

-66,000

Year 3 Expenses, Income, Sales & Profit/Loss

Weeding costs

5

3,500

17,500

Irrigation

2,200

10

22,000

Pest control

5

2,200

11,000

Fertility management

2

1,700

3,400

Managerial expenses

15,000

Miscellaneous costs

14,500

 

 

Total Costs in Year 3

83,400

Kilos of Fruit Produced in year 3

Selling price/Ksh/Kilo

Sales In Year 3

Total gross Sales

29 kilos/plant (5,250 Kg)

83

361,050

361,050

 

 

Less Expenses in Y1, Y2,Y3

255,700

 

 

Total gross profit after 3 years

105,350

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