Mango factory set up in Embu
11 September 2012, 15:14
Mango farmers from Runyenjes in Embu county have something to smile about following the recently building of mango mill factory in Runyenjes.
The mango factory is set to be completed early next year to enable farmers to benefit from their mango products.
The director, Alex Mureithi reported that the main aim of commencing this program was to reduce the losses the farmers incurs by mango going bad during their high seasons. He further added that its a way to save the farmers from unscrupulous buyers who try to get the products at low unfair prices.
Alex further urged the residents to put more efforts in planting mangoes in order to maximize their profits. He also asked the farmers to join farmers societies in order to enable them acquire loans at lower interests.
The factory is set to produce mango products for both domestic uses and for exports
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