Company's Distillery converts Molasses, a waste product from Tanzanian Sugar plants into Extra Neutral Alcohol (96.4%) and Technical grade alcohol (94%) for medicinal use and fuel using latest Multi - Pressure Vacuum Distillation Technology.
Import substitute product
Tanzania imports Ethanol from South Africa, India, Kenya, Malawi, Swaziland and other countries. KBL is the first company to manufacture its import substitute product saving valuable foreign exchange for the country.
Further by exporting 40% of its production out of Tanzania, company earns valuable foreign currency for the country.
About 50,000 tons of molasses are exported out of Tanzania without any value addition or VAT revenue. By processing 36000 tons of molasses locally, KBL adds value and creates local wealth which generates local employment, more tax revenues and benefits local community.