Nyandarua County is one of the forty seven counties in Kenya commonly known for agricultural activities such potato growing.
Headed by the county H.E Francis Kimemia, leaders of the county held a meeting on Saturday January 21st 2022 with Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) management over potato deal which is an American based fast food franchise.
This follows few days after KFC which mainly imports potatoes encountered shortage of chips in last year celebration.
The meeting was aimed at creating a market for the potatoes produced by local famers which will enable them sell potatoes at a constantly fair price throughout the year.
According to the agreements made between Nyandarua county and KFC Chief Executive Officer Mr. Jacques Theunissen, a committee will be established to ensure that the potatoes meet the requirements of international standards.
The committee will also oversee the potato farming and storage activities. Also, they will come together in next week on Wednesday to discuss other major issues before full implementation.
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