Praj Industries bagged contract from Kakira Sugars to build largest ethanol plant of Uganda

Praj industries bagged an order from Uganda’s Kakira Sugars for production of fuel ethanol (60000 liters per day) and premium grade extra neutral alcohol (Beverage Alcohol).

Created On: Jan 8, 2015 16:00 IST

Praj industries, a global process solution company on 7 January 2015 bagged an order from Uganda's Kakira Sugars, to build an ethanol plant with a capacity of 60000 litres per day. The plant will process cane molasses from the Kakira Sugar Mill.

The ethanol plant will also produce premium grade extra neutral alcohol (Beverage Alcohol) by employing ECOSMART technology. Besides, the bio-compost from the plant will be used as manure to increase soil fertility making it one of sustainable distilleries.

Under the contract, Praj industries will provide key technologies for fermentation, distillation, waste water treatment including bio-methanation followed by bio-composting.

Praj Industries
Praj Industries is serving the Africa for past two decades by providing solutions for ethanol, brewery and wastewater treatment systems. It is one of the largest private-sector groups in East Africa.
• Executive Chairman of Praj Industries - Pramod Chaudhari

Kakira Sugars
Kakira Sugars is a leading sugar and power producer in Uganda. It is part of the diversified Madhvani Group, one of the largest private-sector groups in East Africa.


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