Rai Sh5bn Naitiri plant starts milling in Q1

Rai Sh5bn Naitiri plant starts milling in Q1

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Rai Sh5bn Naitiri plant starts milling in Q1

Thursday January 06 2022 sugar-west

Tractors transporting sugar cane at the West Kenya factory weighbridge in Miwani in Kisumu County. FILE PHOTO | NMG

geraldandae By GERALD ANDAE
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Summary

  • General manager N.V Venkatappa said they are winding up on trials this January and after that, a decision will be made on when to operationalise the plant.
  • The Bungoma-based Naitiri Sugar factory, which is a branch of West Kenya Sugar Company, will start with the capacity of 3,000 tonnes of cane per day but production is projected to peak at 6,000 tonnes.

A Sh5 billion sugar factory by the billionaire Rai family will start milling sugar in the first quarter of the year at its Naitiri Sugar Company, increasing competition for cane in the region.

General manager N.V Venkatappa said…

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