Sugar Factories in Kenya

sugar factories in kenya


Kenya is one of the countries producing sugarcane at a large scale in the east Africa market. Sugar is produced for the main purpose of exporting to other countries through exports and the remaining can be easily consumed by the local residents. In Kenya the following companies are known for large scale sugar production.

West Kenya Sugar Company

It’s located about 5km from malava town in Kakamega. The company pays well its workers and it is playing crucial roles in urbanization in the western parts of the country. West Kenya is employing a lot of jobless people making it attract the attention of many business entrepreneurs. It has an annual production of about 18000ton/yr. The daily capacity of the company comes to about 900tcd.

Sony sugar

The company is located in the southern parts of Nyanza County. It’s a big company supporting a lot of residents in the area it is Located.The Company has played great roles in society sponsoring various community projects such as infrastructure. It has an approximated daily capacity of 3000tcd and an annual production of 78000ton/yr. It has a famous football club Sony united.


The company is the second largest sugarcane producer in western after Mumias. It is located in Bungoma County and has an approximate daily capacity of 3250.The annual production of the company comes to about 54000ton/yr. It has created employment for many Kenyans and supports the neighboring community.

Chemelil Sugar

Situated in muhoroni, the company is large as seen by its huge production of sugar and the various products related to it. The company has numerous job opportunities for neighboring people and plays great roles in ensuring that it attains the needs of society. Has a capacity of 3500 and an annual production of 3600ton/yr.

Mumias Sugar Company

The best sugar company in Kenya. Mumias is taking active roles in supplying huge amounts of sugar that is not only clean but also has fair prices with it. The company has good schools and its employers are well played as observed by the type of lifestyles they live. Furthermore, the company has its own electrical supply and has supported community development projects.




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