Uganda gets new yo­gurt line

East African Business Week - - NEWS - BY EDI­SON OLOUCH

KAMPALA, UGANDA – Vi­tal To­mosi’s Dairy, of­fi­cials have an­nounced the com­mence­ment of pro­duc­tion and the avail­abil­ity of their first prod­uct line– Milk­man Yo­ghurt in var­i­ous flavours.

This comes just five months af­ter the of­fi­cial open­ing of the Lo­cated in the heart of Uganda’s dairy in­dus­try, Vi­tal To­mosi’s Dairy was es­tab­lished to mod­ern­ize and for­tify the lo­cal dairy in­dus­try, with the aim of en­rich­ing lives and pro­vid­ing the high­est qual­ity of dairy prod­ucts on the mar­ket. It houses ad­vanced lab­o­ra­to­ries, mod­ern stor­age fa­cil­i­ties, waste man­age­ment fa­cil­i­ties and high-tech ma­chin­ery with the ca­pac­ity to process up to 50,000 liters of milk per day. Com­ment­ing about this new devel­op­ment, Noa Hameiri the Chief Mar­ket­ing Of­fi­cer thanked the gen­eral pub­lic for their pa­tience over the past few months dur­ing which the dairy was pre­par­ing for pro­duc­tion.

“We are proud to an­nounce the avail­abil­ity of Milk­man yo­ghurt in a num­ber of su­per­mar­kets around Kampala,” she said, ad­ding that they have em­barked on a grad­ual process of es­tab­lish­ing the prod­uct in all big and medium size chains and out­lets in Kampala and En­tebbe.

Speak­ing about the qual­ity of the prod­uct, Hameiri said all the yo­ghurt is pro­cessed with nat­u­ral in­gre­di­ents and is tested in the fac­tory lab be­fore it is pack­aged.

“We have in­vested $13 mil­lion into this fac­tory in or­der to en­sure that we pro­duce high qual­ity prod­ucts. We are us­ing highly trained em­ploy­ees to op­er­ate the best ma­chin­ery avail­able and all of our prod­ucts have been UNBS and Halal cer­ti­fied,” she added. Vi­tal To­mosi’s Dairy has also an­nounced an of­fer whereby who­ever pur­chases one 500gram or two 170 gram packs of Milk­man yo­ghurt will get a liter of Milk­man pre­mium long life milk – free of charge, un­til stocks last. This of­fer is only for the su­per­mar­kets where Milk­man yo­ghurt is be­ing sold.

Com­ment­ing about this new devel­op­ment, Noa Hameiri the Chief Mar­ket­ing Of­fi­cer thanked the gen­eral pub­lic for their pa­tience over the past few months dur­ing which the dairy was pre­par­ing for pro­duc­tion.

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