Government of Zimbabwe, Tongaat Hulett to launch US$40m sugar cane project

ZIMBABWE – The Kilimanjaro sugar cane project in South-East Zimbabwe worth US$40m is ready to be commissioned by the Government of Zimbabwe in partnership with Tongaat Hulett Zimbabwe, an agribusiness company. The project will open […]

Privately owned sugar manufacturer Sukari Industries seeks to put a power generation plant

KENYA – Sukari Industries, a private owned sugar manufacturing company in Nyanza, West of Kenya is seeking a permit from the Energy & Petroleum Regulatory Authority to put up a six-megawatt power generation plant that […]

Zimbabwe sugar exports to grow by 21% on increased production

ZIMBABWE – Zimbabwe projects sugar exports in 2019 to increase by 21% to 145 000 tonnes up from 120 000 tonnes exported last year on the back of increased production and large carryover stocks. The […]

Kenya’s sugar imports surge 112% amid declining local production

KENYA – Kenya’s sugar imports in the first five months of the year climbed up 112 percent hitting 172,213 tonnes compared with the same period of the prior year on the back of persistent decline […]

Kenya sugar imports increase 130% in first quarter on declining production

KENYA – Kenya sugar imports increased by 130% in the first quarter of 2019 compared to imports recorded in a similar period last year as attributed to a decline in local production recorded in the […]

Tanzania lifts temporary sugar import ban for local producers

TANZANIA – The Tanzanian government has lifted the temporary sugar importation ban imposed to local producers after striking a deal with the producers to increase local production. According to Minister for Agriculture, Japhet Hasunga only […]