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Coffee mill finally gets licensed

Published on April 26, 2018

A coffee mill that has been dormant for the last five years has been issued with an operating licence. The Coffee Board of Kenya issued farmers with the permit to enable them to mill their produce at the Sh100 million mill.

The factory, owned by Kirinyaga County Farmers Co-operative Union, was built near Kimicha market and has remained dormant due to lack of a permit.Union General Manager Henry Njiru said for the last three consecutive crop seasons, farmers had anticipated their coffee would be milled at the facility but it was not possible due to lack of the licence. Read more. Source | Standard Digital