| Looking for Buyers for Kenyan Pyrethrum |
Answered by: Richard Alan Miller
Question from: Teresa
Posted on: February 26, 2007
I am looking for buyers of the pyrethrum flowers from Niarobi to Canada and USA.
There are only two primary buyers in North America for pyrethrum flowers. That would be Johnson & Johnson in Minnesota and Safers Corp in British Columbia, Canada. There are many other smaller regional users who would buy directly from you, if you were willing to sell in smaller quantities.
The two primary buyers make their money by purchasing the raw material and then extracting the pyrethrins into a solution. However, the best form for use of pyrethrum is to use it as a powder. When combined with rotenone, it offers the best kill ratios available in any insecticide. The pyrethrum causes the insects to scatter, making the use of rotenone far more efficient.