New KCC facility halts operations over power outage

KENYA - New Kenya Co-operative Creameries Ltd’s production facility in Kiganjo, Nyeri County has stopped operations over power outage after a power transformer caught fire earlier in the week. Business Daily has reported that after being left in darkness for the rest of the nights, the factory stopped receiving milk from farmers in the area.…

New KCC invests US$9.9m in upgrading factories

KENYA - New Kenya Cooperative Creameries (KCC), the government-owned, second largest dairy processor in Kenya has invested more than US$9.9m in modernizing its factories in a bid to improve production and increase local market share. The Nation reports the investment is geared at increasing the company’s capacity from the current annual pay-out to farmers of…

Brookside partners with schools to promote dairy nutrition and health

KENYA - Kenya’s biggest dairy producer Brookside Dairy has partnered with schools to deliver free milk to pupils in a bid to promote the importance of dairy and dairy products in nutrition and health in children. The programme dubbed “3 Dairies a Day” will use edu-tainment in form of an engaging, interactive and fun show…

New KCC grows market from 23% to 35% as gap with Brookside narrows

KENYA - The Kenyan state-owned dairy processor, New Kenya Co - Operative Creameries Ltd (New KCC) has increased its share of raw milk intake from 23% to 35%, inching closer to Kenya’s largest dairy company, Brookside Dairy with 40% market share, according to latest statistics from the Kenya Dairy Board 2017 data. New KCC recorded…