Arjo Dediessa Sugar Factory

It is located at Western Ethiopia of Oromiya Regional State in eastern Wollega, Eilu Ababora and Jimma Zones at the Didessa Rift Valley at a distant of 540 kilo meters from the capital through the route of Addis Ababa-Jimma-Beddelie-Nekemet Road. The altitude of the area is 1,350 meters above sea level while its annual rainfall is 1,400 millimeter. Its rainy season is extends from May to October. The soil content which is usually black in color and rarely blue together with its climate makes the area suitable to sugarcane cultivation.…

Tendaho Sugar Factory

It is found at the lower Awash River Basin of Afar Regional State around Millie, Doubti, Assaeitta and Affambo Districts at a distance of 670 k.m. from Addis Ababa. It is located at 300 k.m. distance from Dijibouti Port which makes it more fit to export sugar. The project was started in 2006 with 50,000 hectares of land to be cultivated and will have a factory with a design capacity of 13,000 TCD a day. The factory construction contractor is OIA (Overseas Infrastructure Alliance) of India. The first phase of…

Finchaa Sugar Factory

The factory is found in Oromiya Regional State in Horro Guderru Wellega Zone, Abay Chomen District in Fincha Rift Valley around 350 Kilo Meters away from the capital – Addis Ababa. Feasibility study including the topography and soil content of the area was conducted by Bukers Agricultural International Ltd. of Britain since 1978 while the project work had started in 1989. The finance needed to construct the factory was secured from the African Development Bank & African Development Fund; governments of Australia & Spain and domestic banks of the nation.…

Metehara Sugar Factory

The factory is found in Oromiya Regional State at 200 Kilo Meters distance from Addis Ababa. Same as Wonji Shoa Sugar Factory its construction was carried out by H.V.A. Company of the Netherlands. The factory started sugar production in 1970. Formed as Share Company between the then Ethiopian government and the constructing company, it was the third sugar mill to the nation. It currently has more than 10,000 hectares of land covered with sugarcane. Its average production capacity is 136,692 tons of sugar a year. Through an expansion project conducted,…

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…

Arjo diddessa sugar factory awarded implementing kaizen

Arjo Diddessa Sugar Factory awarded for efficiently implementing primary level Kaizen philosophy in the manufacturing sector. The Sugar Factory has won the award at national level for implementing multi-dimensional tasks in the Kaizen management philosophy. In addition to the reward the Factory has won as an institution, a Kaizen Development Team by the name “Yicahlal kelibbu” and a staff member of the Factor have won awards for their best performance. According to Public Relations Office of the Factory, the team hav got the award for its improved and creative activities,…

Skill upgrading training conducted at sugar factory

A skill upgrading training is conducted at Omo-Kuraz Sugar Factory Number Two. The training is given to members of small and micro enterprises. The training given from November 22 to 24, 2017 for 120 trainees from 63 enterprises focused on Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Marketing Management, Business Planning and Accounting. According to Public Relations Office of the Factory the training has jointly been prepared by the Factory and Jinka Technical and Vocational College. Speaking about the training,  Factory`s Public Organization, Public Relations and Social Affairs Service Head Ato Demelash Aboneh said…

The great sugar industry corridor of Ethiopia giving birth to another new sugar factory

The Second World War was the right time for the envies of super powers surface to colonize those nations with ample natural wealth. They have tasted their powerful weapons in order to put the resourceful nations under their control. Fighter jets dropped their bombs here and there. Tanks threw their fires everywhere. Roads were filled with corpuses. That was why the Dutch company HVA (a business firm that ran more than 36 companies by then operating in Indonesia) set its eyes on one of the East African countries, Ethiopia as…

Sugar Corporation

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing! The present “Sugar Corporation” with a vision of executing sugar development activities at a large scale came into existence on October, 2010 by the Council of Ministers Regulation No.192/2010 replacing the former Ethiopian Sugar Development Agency.  Currently, with the Regulation No. 916/2015 instituted to determine the authority and practice of FDRE Executive Bodies, the Corporation is operating under a Board of Management while it is organized under Ministry of Government Enterprises.  carrying out wide sugarcane…