Companies count losses as bid to sell processed coffee flops

Sachets of expired coffee at Gikanda factory in Nyeri on August 28, 2018. PHOTO | JOSEPH KANYI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Some of the cooperatives that have tried to process the produce are stuck with it due to lack of market for the end product.
  • Cooperatives have been adding value to their produce and selling at Sh1,000 a kilo and Sh100 for 100g.

Farmers in Nyeri are stuck with processed coffee due to lack of domestic and international buyers, bringing to question the viability of a bill by Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria to ban the export of raw coffee.

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