Fruit factory officially opens in Soroti

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By Our Reporter The Soroti fruit factory has officially been opened. Located in Arapai Industrial park, the fruit processing plant will provide a ready market to fruit farmers in Teso region and improve household incomes. The project which was funded by the Government of Uganda with a contribution of UGX 20.5bn and a grant from the Government of Korea worth UGX 27.8bn, bringing the total cost of the factory to UGX 48.2bn, was commissioned by President Museveni on Saturday. Speaking at the commissioning ceremony, the President advised farmers with small pieces of land against growing cash crops...