27 November, 2022, 5:13 pm Central - 24°C Rain

Grace Road Food Company building the largest rice milling factory in Fiji

Grace Road Food Company building the largest rice milling factory in Fiji

By Sharon Diptika
Sunday 26/07/2015

Korean company Grace Road Food Company is hoping to finish the construction of the $4 million rice milling factory in Navua by November.

Company President Daniel Kim said they are currently building the biggest rice milling factory and dryer for Fiji which will help the company achieve its aim of total self-sufficiency in rice production for Fiji by 2020.

Kim said the company currently has 3,000 acres of land for development purposes but is talking with different mataqalis for more land.

Last week the company signed a memorandum of understanding with the Fiji National University for the use of their 1,000 acre unit land in Navua.

Kim said their aim is to develop 13,000 acres of land so they can produce up to 6,000 tonnes of rice.



Latest Videos

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
IN DEPTH
Womens Rugby World Cup 2022
Quarter-final qualification is now the goal for the Rooster Chicken Fijiana 15โ€™s following their 21-17 victory against South Africa.
38 days ago

Queen Elizabeth II passes away
Queen Elizabeth II, the UK's longest-serving monarch, has died aged 96, after reigning for 70 years.
68 days ago

Fiji wins Melrose Cup after 17 years
Fiji wins the RWC 7s title after 17 year drought
70 days ago
FEATURE NEWS
Unity Fiji candidate Mohammed Khan has made some unsubstantiated and false allegations - RBF Governor
Reserve Bank of Fiji Governor, Ariff Ali says Unity Fiji candidate, Mohammed Riyaz Khan has made some unsubstantiated and false allegations. Ali sa...
1 hour ago
LATEST NEWS
Sayed-Khaiyum says FLP has candidates who are bhajaniyas, Chaudhry says Sayed-Khaiyum has no right to mock a personโ€™s religious beliefs and practices
FijiFirst General Secretary Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says the Fiji Labour Party has candidates who are bhajaniyas (bhajan singers) and they do not have ...
50 minutes ago

LAWASIA deeply concerned about AGโ€™s pursuit of the charge of contempt against Richard Naidu
The Law Association for Asia and the Pacific (LAWASIA) is deeply concerned about the Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyumโ€™s pursuit of the charge ...
2 hours ago

59% of traders non-compliant to consumer protection laws โ€“ Consumer Council of Fiji
Continuous market surveillance by the Consumer Council of Fiji (CCoF) over the last 3 months has revealed an appalling amount of non-compliant ...
3 hours ago

FNPF to launch new retirement product that offers flexibility
The Fiji National Provident Fund has announced that it would soon launch a retirement product that offers members flexibility and earns ...
5 hours ago

Pray for wisdom and intelligence โ€“ Vosarogo
Ratu Seruitubuna Vosarogo was full of gratitude and humility as he was named DUX of Queen Victoria School at the schoolโ€™s prize giving ceremony in ...
5 hours ago

TOP