Sh200m sugar beet plant set for Njabini
7 days ago, 08:58
The owner of Juanco Group Ltd plans to put up a Sh200 million sugar beet factory in Njabini, Nyandarua County, at a time the local sugar industry is fighting for survival. Jungae Wainaina, in a consortium with local investors, is setting up the sugar beet extraction plant with a capacity to crush 500 metric tonnes of beet daily, equivalent to 150 metric tonnes of sugar. Sugar beet root contains a high concentration of sucrose and is grown for commercial sugar production. It matures in six months ...
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