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Challenges of increasing sugar productivity in a depressed economy - the Kenyan experience - Eng. Okumu Ngwalla M.F
By: Eng. Okumu Ngwalla M.F (Formerly – Process Engineer – South Nyanza Sugar Co. Ltd, Kenya.)
The raw materials are sugar beet and sugar cane and other corrective materials like lime sulphur and alcohol depending on seeding process.
In Kenya sugar processing involves use of steam power generated from the boilers using bagasse, a by product of sugar cane to drive the mill turbines for crushing cane and turbo alternator to generate electricity used in the factory.
Submitted by KMAadmin on 24 April 2009 - 10:44am. categories [ ]