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Sukari Industries set to triple capacity in Sh165m expansion plan

Sugar sector is faced with cane shortage. FILE PHOTO | NMG
Sugar sector is faced with cane shortage. FILE PHOTO | NMG 

The billionaire Rai family plans to spend Sh165 million to increase the production capacity of its Homa Bay-based sugar factory.

The family, which last year bought the collapsed PanPaper Mills for Sh900 million, said it plans to expand the capacity of Sukari Industries from 1,500 tonnes to 5,000 tonnes, a more than threefold increase.

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