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Omo-Kuraz three sugar plant to be inaugurated on Sunday

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Addis Ababa, October 11, 2018 (FBC) –The Omo-Kuraz three sugar factory will be inaugurated on Sunday October 14, 2018, according to the Ethiopian Sugar Corporation.

High level government officials will attend the inauguration of the sugar plant.

Located in south Omo zone, SNNP regional state 900 km from Addis Ababa, it is one of the four sugar factories under the Omo-Kuraz sugar development project.

Among the four factories, Omo Kuraz-2 has begun sugar production in March 2017.

Built by China Complant Group Inc, Omo-Kuraz three sugar plant has the capacity to produce 8,000-10,000 quintals of raw sugar, plantation white sugar and refined sugar per day.

According to the Corporation, the Omo-Kuraz sugar development project will have a total area of 100,000 hectares of land for its sugarcane cultivation.

The inauguration of Omo Kuraz-3 sugar plant will raise the number of sugar producing factories in Ethiopia to eight.

They are Wonji Shoa, Metahara, Fincha, Kesem, Tendaho, Arjo Dedesa, Omo-Kuraz 2 and 3, it was noted.