RORET PINEAPPLE PLANT

RORET PINEAPPLE PLANT TO START WORKING THIS YEAR

Farmers in Kericho County have been urged to venture into commercial pineapple farming in order to reap maximum benefits from Roret pineapple plant which is due for commissioning before the end of the year.



This was disclosed today during a meeting between H.E the Governor,Prof.Paul Chepkwony and Principal Secretary for Industrialisation,Dr.Francis Owino and other officials from Kenya Industrial Research And Development Institute(KIRDI) led by its Chief Executive Officer,Prof.David Tuigong.




The PS who later toured the plant in the company of County Commissioner,Kamau Karungo, County Chief Officer in charge of Trade and Industrialisation,Victor Langat and his Agriculture counterpart,Lilian Kerio,urged farmers to join co-operatives in order to benefit from economies of scale and lower their costs of acquiring inputs and easy access to market linkages.




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