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CS, Ministry of Cooperatives & Msmes Inaugural Visit To New Kcc

Cabinet Secretary, Hon. Simon Chelugui, EGH made his inaugural visit to New KCC on Thursday, 24th November 2022 where he was received by New KCC Board Chairman Mr. Anthony Njoroge and New KCC MD, Mr. Nixon Sigey, EBS. While visiting the Head Office and the modernized Dandora Factory Complex as part of his familiarization exercise…

November 28, 2022
New Kcc In Sh1bn Project To Upgrade Factories

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

October 25, 2022
New Kcc Hosts Parliamentary Committee On Trade, Industry & Cooperatives At Its Eldoret Facility

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…

October 25, 2022
CABINET SHELVES PLANNED SALE OF NEW KCC LIMITED

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…

October 25, 2022
NEW KCC CUTS MILK PRICES FOR CONSUMERS

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…

October 25, 2022
New KCC’s Kiganjo Factory gets Kes 150M worth of new equipment

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…

October 25, 2022
COMMISSIONING OF NEWLY MODERNIZED DANDORA FACTORY

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…

October 25, 2022
Farmers urge state to regulate imports from Uganda

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

October 25, 2022
Dairy Farmers want imports halted to save dairy sector

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

October 25, 2022
Agency seeks Sh2 Billion to mop up excess milk

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…

October 25, 2022
New KCC has launched Kenya’s first 100% Lactose Free Milk

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…

October 25, 2022
New KCC to start a camel, goat milk line in Nanyuki

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…

October 25, 2022
New KCC to build Sh250Million Milk Plant in Nyambene

President Uhuru Kenyatta laid the foundation stone for the construction of New KCC’s Nyambene Milk Plant. The milk plant which will be built at a cost of Sh250 million, will have a holding capacity of 100,000 litres and is expected to be completed by October of this year. Addressing thousands of Meru residents who turned…

October 25, 2022
Government upgrades New KCC’s Factories

The government has scaled up modernization of the New KCC factories to offer quality services to farmers and satisfy customer needs for diversified products. Agriculture Cabinet Secretary, Hon. Peter Munya said to achieve that end, the government was installing new equipment that would earn farmers better returns and meet the increasing demands for varied products…

October 25, 2022
KCC Kitale Plant gets Sh350m from State for Upgrading

The government has given Sh350 million for modernizing the New Kenya Creameries Cooperative (KCC) milk processing plant in Kitale. Nixon Sigey, the New KCC Managing director, said the investment… Read More

October 25, 2022
NEW KCC MODERNIZATION JOURNEY – FULL DOCUMENTARY
In our quest to remain true to our mission of being the trusted home of innovative, quality and affordable dairy products, New KCC has embarked on an exciti
October 25, 2022
From deathbed New KCC arises to restore hope in dairy farmers

Tom Kigen 78, a dairy farmer in Kipkelion, Rift Valley has kept almost all receipts for milk delivery and payments from the defunct KCC before its collapse in the 1990s. The Star visited his home and the aged dairy farmer has passed the trade to his three sons

October 25, 2022
Football legends recall the last days of once vibrant Eldoret KCC and Rivatex

Until 2000, Kenya Cooperative Creameries (KCC) & Rift Valley Textiles East Africa (Rivatex) football clubs made the agricultural town a centre of exhilarating matches as businesses were brought to a standstill almost every weekend with games being played to a fully packed Kipchoge Keino Stadium.

October 25, 2022
NEW KCC SPONSORS THIRD EDITION OF THE ELDORET CITY MARATHON 2021

For the third year running, New KCC were proud sponsors of Africa’s most prestigious and highest paying marathon – The Eldoret City Marathon. The event was held on Sunday, June 6th, 2021, in Eldoret, and which saw Mercy Kipchumba and Victor Kipchirchir win the Women’s and Men’s Marathon Respectively. New KCC on its part was…

October 25, 2022
Kcc Golf Day at Nyali Golf & Country Club

Veteran Coast Golfer Ijaz Sheikh beat a team of over 180 golfers to emerge the overall winner of the New KCC Golf Tournament played at the Nyali Golf and Country Club Course, Mombasa County on Saturday, 3rd July, 2021. The Runners Up was former Mombasa Golf Club Chairman Peter Kimanga, and in Third and Fourth…

October 25, 2022
NEW KCC AT FARMERS’ TRAINING AND FIELD DAYS – EMBU & THARAKA NITHI COUNTIES

New KCC participated in a series of Field Days held on Friday, 23rd and Monday, 26th July 2021 in Embu and Tharaka Nithi Counties respectively, organized by Kenay Dairy Board and officiated by the CS, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Co-operatives, Hon. Peter Munya. The Field Days offered an extensive forum for New KCC and other…

October 25, 2022
New KCC Nyambene milk plant set to begin operations

Over the weekend, Cabinet Secretary, Hon. Peter Munya inspected the soon to be fully operationalized New KCC’s Nyambene Milk Plant and Sales Depot.  Already, the facility has begun receiving milk from farmers marking the completion of Phase I of the project, and the second phase of the project that will see facility begin to pasteurize…

September 29, 2022