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Kenya: Kibos Sugar invests in bagasse-based paper plant [Registered]

Kibos Sugar and Allied Industries Limited are to jointly invest KSh1.1 billion (U$13.1 million) in the building of a plant that will produce paper from cane bagasse. The plant will be located opposite the sugar factory according to the company’s managing director Raju Chatte. This will be the first such plant in Eastern Africa. The approval for the plant was given by The National Environment Management Authority on 10th March following the environmental impact assessment report which gave the clearance. The paper plant will certainly improve Kibos Sugar factory’s competitiveness which has the capacity to produce 480,000 tonnes of sugar.…

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