The Ministry of Agriculture has unveiled Energy drinks and Juices, all alcoholic, made from Miraa, as it prepares to set up large scale production for sale.
During the National Miraa Scientific Conference that was held by the Cabinet Secretary (CS) Peter Munya, in Nairobi, on Wednesday 27th October 2021, and attended by the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) and the Meru County Government, among the issues discussed, were ways that will see Miraa farmers excel.
The plan will be to introduce Whisky, Wine, Guarana, Juice and other Energy drinks, all alcoholic, produced from Miraa.
Interior CS Dr. Fred Matiang’i, added that the government was setting up a team, that would promote the sale of Miraa in Kenya and Abroad. The team would comprise of officials drawn from relevant ministries and the Meru County government. He further stated that the focus should shift towards supporting Miraa farmers and traders, to access more markets.