In a bid to industrialize Kisii County,the County Government has announced and opened up tenders for Banana processing factory.
Speaking in his New year Message,the Governor promised the Kisii Residents that his government is committed to bring into operation of this plant. Kisii County has massive production of bananas.
” The Kisii Banana Processing Factory is now a reality. Tender seeking for a contractor of the factory at the ATC have been floated. The multi-million project once operational in July next year, will alleviate problems afflicting banana farmers in the county,” He Said.
The European Union (EU) gave Kisii county government a Sh110 million grant to set up a banana processing plant early last year.
This will be a major boost for banana farmers in the county and the surrounding areas as the plant is expected to improve value addition. It will also boost agricultural production and create employment in the kisii county.