Nyeri farmers lose coffee worth Sh3m in factory robbery

Workers spread coffee parchment at Ndaroini Coffee Factory in Nyeri. Managers of cooperative societies in central region are on high alert over a renewed trend in coffee thefts. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Robbers made away with cherry worth Sh3 million from Giakanja factory in Nyeri.
  • Wrangles between the factory's two sets of management are suspected to have contributed to the theft.
  • in mid January, 150 bags of parchment worth Sh6 million were stolen from Gathinja factory in Murang’a County.

Managers of cooperative societies in Central Kenya are on high alert over a renewed trend in coffee theft days after robbers made away with cherry worth Sh3 million from Giakanja factory in Nyeri.

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