Brookside Dairy plans West Africa expansion

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari (centre) has a word with Mr Muhoho Kenyatta (right) at a Brookside Dairy plant in Ruiru, Nairobi, January 28, 2016. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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  • Mr Buhari said his country would send agricultural officers to Kenya to learn more about the dairy industry and gain technical experience on dairy processing.
  • Mr Muhoho said 145,000 Kenyan and 55,000 Ugandan farmers received Sh10 billion for milk delivered to Brookside Dairy, adding that it had embarked on an ambitious project to train farmers on feed production and storage.
  • He said Brookside Dairy was also partnering with the government and other stakeholders to help improve animal breeds for higher milk production.

Kenya’s Brookside Dairy on Thursday announced plans to venture into the West African market to sell its products and also launch full-scale operations.

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