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Serial entrepreneur carves a niche with potato processor
April 03, 2023The potato value chain has been the main pain point for Kenyan farmers for decades now. After a bumper harvest, thousands of tonnes go to waste. And this is where Wedgehut Foods carved a niche.
New Opportunities for Potato Farmers in Uganda, as Factory Opens in Kabale
April 25, 2022Potato farmers in Kabale District, Uganda are elated following the commissioning of Muhingi Products Factory which is hoped to create added value addition for both sweet potato and Irish potato produce.
Government Rwanda plans privatisation of Nyabihu Potato Processing Plant
January 04, 2018The Government of Rwanda is in the process of privatising the Nyabihu District-based potato processing plant amid tight market and low production capacity, according to the The New Times.
Kenyan Potato Processor Midlands Limited adds value...also to the farmgate
March 09, 2014Kenyan potato factory Midlands limited not only adds value at the processing level but also from the farm gate. It provides land in case one has none, cultivates and offers advisory services during planting, dressing and harvesting
African Agricultural Capital Fund (AACF, Pearl Capital Partners) invests in Midlands Limited
January 30, 2013Pearl Capital Partners (Pearl) has recently concluded an investment of KSh 200 million (US$ 2,300,000) in the Kenyan potato processor Midlands Limited through the African Agricultural Capital Fund (AACF).