Sh 70 million coffee milling factory for Tugen farmers


By Enock Kipturgut

A Korean investor Reverend Cha Bo Yong is set to put up a Sh 70 million coffee milling factory that will benefit Tugen Hills Farmers’ Co-operative Society members.

The society Chairman Mark Yatich noted that the factory is a landmark project that will empower coffee farmers in Baringo County and beyond besides fast-tracking economic growth.

Baringo Governor Stanley Kiptis, who graced grounding breaking event, said that the County has quality coffee production.

Rev Cha thanked County Government of Baringo for allocating the land to put up the investment as well as providing farmers with coffee seedling.

Construction and installation of machines is expected to be complete by March 2020.

Kiptis said the factory will create employment opportunities for the residents and enhance quality coffee production.

Baringo North Constituency has allocated Sh 8 million for erection of the factory’s perimeter wall.

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