Tendaho Sugar Factory to Commence Test Production

Tendaho Sugar Factory would begin test production in five months, according to the Ethiopian Sugar Corporation.

Tendaho Sugar Factory, designed to produce over 619 thousand tons of sugar annually on 50 thousand hectares of land is under construction in Afar Regional State of Ethiopia.

Director General of the Ethiopian Sugar Corporation, Abay Tsehaye said,so far 10.5 thousand hectares is already covered with sugarcane plantation.

Sugar production Team Leader of the Factory Tekefa Assefa said, Indian professionals are contracted for  the installation of the factory.

Upon completion of the ten new sugar factories currently under construction in Ethiopia, the country's  annual sugar production will reach 3.25 million from the current 100 thousand tons.

Source: Walta

 

 

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