Banana Wine

A youth group in Murang’a county in Central Kenya have created a niche market for Banana wine. Following a recent market glut of bananas due to good rains, the innovative farmers decided to raise capital to establish a winery and brew bananas. The Kihoti Banana wine makers association has been so successful that they are now negotiation with a South African Corporation for export since the South Africans are Continue reading

Agribusiness; Top 100 Mid-sized Firm

For the first time an agribusiness company has clinched the number one spot in this year’s top 100 mid-sized companies survey. Jungle Macs, a nut processing firm, managed to lead the pack in a survey done by synnovate Kenya, KPMG and the business daily,that surveys businesses that turnover KES 70 million – KES 1 billion (USD 700 000 – USD  10 000 000). Continue reading