Wonji Shoa Sugar Facory

The factory is found at Oromiya Regional State near Nazareth City at 110 Kilo Meters from Addis Ababa. Commencing production in 1954 it is the oldest and the pioneer in the history of Ethiopia’s sugar industry. And Shoa Sugar Factory constructed in 1962 is the second oldest and both, being obsolete, have stopped production since July, 2012 and July, 2013 respectively. The two factories constructed by the Holland Company known as H.V.A had a capacity of producing 750,000 quintals of sugar a year. The sugarcane plantation land of these two…