Omo-Kuraz Sugar Factory II

The factory started trial sugar production since March 27, 2017. The factory while entering regular production crushes 6 thousand to 6 thousand 500 tons of sugar cane a day. When it operates with its full capacity it will crush 12 thousand tons of sugar cane a day. When it starts working with its full gear it will have a capacity of producing 2.5 Million quintals of sugar and 28 Million litres of ethanol a year. It will also produce 60 Mega Watts of electricity and sends 40 of it to…

Kessem Sugar Factory

The Factory is found at Zone Three in Awash Fentallie and Dulecha districts of Afar Regional State, 50 kilo meters from Metehara Sugar Factory and 250 kilo meters from Addis Ababa. It is a project which has a total of 20,000 hectares of land to be cultivated with cane & its plantation stretches to the areas known as Kessem and Bolhomon. The Kessem Dam which has a capacity of holding 500 cubic meters water is the source from which sugarcane cultivation is being carried out. Irrigable land has reached 2,946…

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…