Angola: German company sets up factory to process agricultural products

12 May 2009

Waku Kungo, Angola, 12 May – German company MDC-Cossaid is due in June to start setting up a factory to process agricultural products, in the province of Kwanza Sul, as part of the re-launch of the industrial sector in the province.

The information was issued in a statement following the Forum on Agricultural Production, which ended Sunday in Waku Kungo, promoted by the provincial government and German company MDC-Cossaid Sociedade Industrial Lda, according to Angolan news agency Angop.

According to the statement, the factory will provide 200 jobs and have the capacity to process 1,000 kilograms of pineapple, carrot, banana, oranges and lemons into juices and jams every day.

The forum discussed issues such as the quality of productive land, communication of agricultural projects, industrialisation and agricultural production priorities.

The province of Kwanza Sul currently has limestone, mineral water, alcoholic beverages and milk product factories. (macauhub)