19 December 2012

Angola: Vegetable Oil Factory to Start Operating in April 2013

Malanje — A factory to produce vegetable oil and corn flour with the Pedras Negras will start functioning as from April 2013 in Cacuso municipality, northern Malanje province, Angop has learnt.

This was announced by the director of the arable lands management project (Gesterra), Carlos Paim.

In addition, the directos said that the farm has an area of 10.000 hectares and will produce essentially maize, Soya and beans.

There will be produced 4.800 tons of maize, 6.400 of beans and 15.000 tons of beans, for production of vegetable oil for the national market.

Gesterra is a public project with the Angolan Government, under the programme of fight against poverty and hunger, as well as improvement of people's living standards.

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