HORYAL SUGAR FACTORY, UGANDA
Horyal Sugar Factory (Atiak) is a Greenfield Sugar Project promoted by Horyal Investment Holding Company Limited. The Sugar Factory is located in Gem Farm, Atiak sub-county, Kilak County, in Amuru District, in the Northern Region of Uganda.
The new sugar factory has a capacity to crush 1,650 tonnes of raw cane daily, producing 66,000 tonnes (66,000,000 kg) of sugar annually. Uttam Sucrotech International Private Limited is the EPC contractor of the project.
The salient features of the project are:
Location: Atiak sub-county, Amuru District
Plant Capacity: 1,650 TCD
Steam Generation: 50 t/h; 45 kg/cm²(a); 485°C size
Power Co-generation: 6 MWh
The commissioning of the factory is expected in early 2018 with first production output of sugar planned for June 2018.
POSITIVE IMPACT OF THE PROJECT IN THE REGION
The factory will employ over 1,500 people and has contracted with over 5,000 out-growers. The promoters of the company have established a working relationship with Gulu Women Entrepreneurs Association Limited (GWEAL) with an objective to develop the districts of Amuru, Atiak, Kamdin and Noya in Northern Uganda.