Proctor East Africa targets bigger breakfast stake with million-dollar factory

Although still small, the RTE breakfast cereal market in Kenya is growing, driven by consumer demand for convenience and Western products. Pic: ©iStock/m-imagephotography

Kenyan food processing company Proctor & Allan East Africa has finalised the Sh2bn ($19m) refurbishment of its factory in Limuru, with an eye of capturing a bigger slice of the Kenyan ready-to-eat cereals market.

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