Section Of Nyeri And Kirinyaga Coffee Farmers Resolve To Set Up Own Factory


The farmers who are conducting intense farming under “single stem” hope to earn three hundred shillings per kilogramme of cherry they will deliver to their factory.

Speaking during a meeting at a farm in Mathira, the farmers led by their chairman Patrick Muchiri say that under the system, they will produce quality grades that will guarantee the best coffee in the world.

“Under this system, we are sure of producing the best cup in the world which we will sell to consumers who we are sure of paying us handsomely,” said Muchiri.

The farmers who have plans to set up a cottage industry for their finished product say that for a long time they have been exploited by Millers and marketers who collude to determine their pay.

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