Phikwe food processing plant nears completion

Plans to commission the first-ever horticultural processing plant in Botswana are at an advanced stage.

This developmental project, established under the Poverty Eradication Programme, will create markets for horticultural farmers in the SPEDU region, including backyard garden beneficiaries. The Selebi Phikwe horticultural plant, which will be operated by Naftec Investments (Pty) Ltd, a company wholly owned by NFTRC, is expected to come alive end of April 2015..

In readiness for this and to create the necessary hype and excitement, National Food Technology Research Centre (NFTRC) successfully organised and hosted a pre-Open Day seminar and Open Day which was held at Bosele Hotel and at St. Anne Adam’s Park, Selebi-Phikwe mid last year.

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