In the fertile soil region of Embu on the slopes of Mount Kenya, northeast of Nairobi, German-Kenyan company Limbua produces high-quality organic macadamia nuts.

German development financier DEG recently announced that it will provide the company with a loan (amount not disclosed) to double its annual throughput for macadamia nuts on location from 1,000 to 2,000 tonnes.

Limbua sources its organic nuts from some 3,000 small farmers. Around 2,000 additional farmers, whom th...