News On French Fries and Potato Specialties from Kenya
Potato farmers in Kenya close to a deal with KFC
May 31, 2022
In the next two months, Kenyan potatoes will be on the menu of the Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC). This follows an intervention by the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA), Agriculture Sector Network (ASNET) and the American fast food chain.
Potato processing factory to be built at Ol Kalou, Kenya
May 10, 2019
A potato and vegetable processing plant will be built soon in Ol Kalou town. The factory, a collaboration of the Department of Correctional Services and Nyandarua county government, will mitigate post-harvest losses ...
New Potato Processing plant in Nyandarua will give local potato farmers more opportunities
April 25, 2019
The opening of a new potato processing plant in Engineer town, Nyandarua county (Kenya) offers new opportunities for local potato farmers.
Potato Processors in Kenya contract 23,000 farmers to meet consumer demand
March 15, 2017
Some 23,000 farmers in 13 potato-producing counties in Kenya have signed contracts with various potato processing companies in the country to buy the produce to supply enough food to consumers.
Potato Processors Kenya initiate contract farming to deal with shortage of potatoes for processing
September 09, 2016
In a sign of a maturing market, two potato processing companies in Kenya - Tropical Heat - a snack manufacturer - and Sereni Fries said they will sign contracts with growers to supply 600 tonnes of potatoes every month in order to assure their supply of potatoes suitable for processing.
Consumption of French fries in East Africa is booming
September 26, 2008
Consumption of potato chips (French fries) in East Africa is booming. Urbanisation, the proliferation of fast-food restaurants, growing tourism, and a significant change in eating habits among both high- and low-income groups in urban areas is raising...