New KCC to start a camel, goat milk line in Nanyuki

22nd Jan 2020

New KCC has announced plans to open a goat and camel milk production line in the latest of its expansion drive. This new line of business will be undertaken at New KCC’s Nanyuki plant, and is expected to benefit farmers, owing to the high demand for the commodity. Goat and camel milk is highly sought by Kenyans who are keen…Read More

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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

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COMMISSIONING OF NEWLY MODERNIZED DANDORA FACTORY

30th Jul 2019

The newly modernized Dandora Factory was officially commissioned by H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta in a colourful event held on Saturday, 22nd July 2019. Over Kes 400 million was invested towards the modernization of Dandora Factory, and which involved the installation of new machinery, some of which were the first of their kind in Africa, and from some of the most…Read More

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New KCC in Sh1bn Project to upgrade Factories

04th Jun 2018

The New Kenya Cooperative Creameries (KCC) is modernising its factories at a cost of Sh1 billion in a bid to improve production and increase its regional and local market control share. Read More

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New KCC vets dairy farmers ahead of settling Moi-era debts

22nd May 2018

New Kenya Co-operative Creameries (New KCC) has started the third phase of verifying documents ahead of paying thousands of farmers owed millions of shillings from the Moi era. The Treasury has released the money ahead of the vetting of more than 100,000 farmers who supplied the processor milk the 1990s. Read More

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New KCC narrows gap with Brookside

21st May 2018

New KCC has sharply increased its share of the raw milk intake to narrow the gap on sector leader Brookside. The Kenya Dairy Board 2017 data indicates State-owned dairy now commands 35 per cent of the raw milk market up from 23 per cent the previous year, cementing its position at number two. Brookside is still the market leader with…Read More

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New KCC launches upgrade to raise processing capacity

06th Mar 2018

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H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta commissions ultra modern UHT Production Unit at Eldoret

13th Jun 2017

President Uhuru Kenyatta speaks during the commissioning of the refurbished KCC factory in Eldoret, June 12, 2017. /PSCU The President opened New KCC in Eldoret on Monday with a warning against corruption and misuse of assets at the factory. Uhuru Kenyatta commissioned the refurbished facility that will produce powder milk and other products. He was with Deputy President William Ruto,…Read More

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New KCC in billion-shilling modernization exercise

22nd Mar 2017

Over the next two years, New KCC will be upgrading its machinery in all of its processing facilities as it sets its eyes on a growing local and regional demand for its milk and milk products. Milk processor New KCC is modernising its equipment at a cost of Sh1 billion in readiness for a foray into more foreign markets. On…Read More