Ethiopia’s Assela Malt Factory to triple annual production

ETHIOPIA – Assela Malt Factory, the leading malt supplier to most Ethiopian breweries, has unveiled plans of increasing its annual malt production to 100 000 tonnes, reports New Business Ethiopia. Currently, the factory operates at a production capacity of 36 000 tonnes of barley annually covering between 25-30% of the demand of malt in Ethiopia. The formerly state owned malt factory was recently sold to Oromia Cooperatives Union – an Ethiopian farmers owned cooperative – in May 2018, for US$48.8 million (1.3 billion birr) after being run by the government…

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