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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’s Kiganjo Factory gets Kes 150M worth of new equipment

09th Jul 2019

As part of the ongoing modernization exercise, New KCC’s Kiganjo Factory on Friday, 5th July 2019, received equipment worth Kes 150 Million. The machinery which includes a 3-in-1 milk machine with a processing capacity of 10,000 litres per hour is expected to boost production at the facility, and also directly benefit farmers in the area who will be assured of…Read More

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New KCC cuts milk prices for consumers

09th Jul 2019

Consumers have every reason to smile as New KCC announced it was lowering its prices by Kes 5. The move is informed by a marked increase of up to 25% of raw milk supplied to its processing facilities, thereby enabling New KCC pass on the benefits to its customers who have had to grapple with high prices following an extended…Read More

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CABINET SHELVES PLANNED SALE OF NEW KCC LIMITED

26th Apr 2019

The Cabinet has suspended plans to privatize New Kenya Co-operative Creameries Ltd. (New KCC), citing fears of leaving the key dairy sector in private hands. Trade & Industry Cabinet Secretary, Hon. Peter Munya says the milk processor is a critical State investment that cannot be sold as it plays an important role in controlling the price of milk in the…Read More

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NEW KCC HOSTS PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE ON TRADE, INDUSTRY & COOPERATIVES AT ITS ELDORET FACILITY

28th Mar 2019

The National Assembly Parliamentary Group on Trade, Industry & Cooperatives led by its Chairman, Hon. Kanini Kega recently visited New KCC’s Eldoret Factory as it inspected the on-going billion-shilling modernization projects. The team was received by the Board of Directors, Managing Director and Senior Management of New KCC who briefed the team on the status of various projects at its…Read More

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NEW KCC TO RECONSTITUTE MILK POWDER TO MITIGATE DROP IN RAW MILK SUPPLY

27th Mar 2019

The prevailing dry weather conditions has seen the amount of raw milk supplied to processors drop by up to 40%, however New KCC has moved quickly to assure consumers that it has enough powder stocks to last through May 2019. The Company plans to process up to 1,500 metric tonnes of milk powder that will go a long way in…Read More

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KES 250 Million for NEW KCC Cooling Plant in Meru County

12th Feb 2019

Cabinet Secretary, Hon. Peter Munya announced that the Government will be putting up a New KCC Cooling Plant in Meru to assist milk farmers in the larger Nyambene areas of Laare and Kangeta, where despite they being areas of high milk production there was no milk cooling plant in the area. A team from New KCC has approved the five-acre…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