Fresh produce exporters are smiling all the way to the bank after an upgrade of the Moi international airport. The second largest Airport in the country received a major upgrade that has since ensured smooth operations.
Most of the fresh produce in the country is exported from the international airport. The infrastructural upgrades in the airport included, replacement of the cold room. The cargo terminal, change ground lighting systems, and approaching lighting masts with fibreglass from the traditional steel.
According to the Fresh Produce Consortium of Kenya CEO Okisegere Ojepat. The upgrade of the airport has been a major boost to the export industry. The CEO while speaking to http://www.iconnews.co.ke indicated that it is has been a relief after the airport upgrade.Battle for Uhuru Park as NMS seeks to quash stop order
The government through KEPHIS and the FPCK has been encouraging Kenyans to venture into other profitable farming. Kenyans have been farming in the traditional tea and coffee. Most of the fresh produce is exported mainly to Europe.