Coffee Farmers Lose Millions In Dubious Dealings, CS Admits

From: standardmedia.co.ke

The Government now admits coffee farmers have been losing millions of cash from their produce through dubious grading and trading.

It has emerged that millers of the coffee have been exaggerating milling losses denying farmers of their hard-earned money.

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya said farmers have been losing up to 70 per cent of their earnings to corrupt cartels at cooperative societies and the Kenya Planters Cooperative Unions (KPCU), an organ entrusted with grading and trading of coffee berries.

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