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New KCC has launched Kenya’s first 100% Lactose Free Milk

29th Nov 2019

New KCC has launched Kenya’s first 100% Lactose Free Milk – Gold Crown Lactose Free Milk. The launch was marked at a colourful event held on Wednesday, 27th November 2019. Speaking at the launch, New KCC MD expressed the company’s pride, after years of research and product testing, to finally and successfully availed a product to cater for the over…Read More

Agency seeks Sh2 Billion to mop up excess milk

20th Nov 2019

The Department of Livestock is seeking Sh2 billion from the Treasury to mop up excess milk following a glut in the market. Kenya Dairy Board (KDB), the sector regulator, says the country has witnessed a surplus of 18 million kilos monthly since July. Managing director Margret Kibogy says the monthly need is 50 million litres but the sector has seen…Read More

Dairy Farmers want imports halted to save dairy sector

20th Nov 2019

Dairy farmers in the North Rift want Parliament and the Kenya Dairy Board to enact measures to check the influx of cheap milk imports from neighbouring countries. The farmers, speaking in Kitale, complained that the influx was ruining their livelihoods and destroying the local dairy sector. November 2019 Read More

Farmers urge state to regulate imports from Uganda

20th Nov 2019

Dairy farmers who supply milk to New Kenya Cooperative Creameries (NKCC) have urged the government to regulate the importation of the commodity from Uganda. The national chairperson of extension services Muchemi Nderitu said that owing to the current rains, milk production has increased while prices are dropping. October 2019 Read More