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Sugar Corporation & Ethiopian Sugar Industry Profile

It was in 1951 at Wonji modern sugar industry started in Ethiopia as a share company established by foreign investors & Ethiopian government. Then followed Shoa Sugar Factory in 1962 and Metehara in 1969. Five years later in 1974 following the change of government all sugar factories  became under the ownership of  the government and  started operating under the then Ethiopian Sugar Corporation. This corporation had also been made to administer the Addis Ketema and Asmara Candy Factories together with the above three sugar factories. Later in 1992 when the corporation was dissolved by law, all the factories were reestablished as public enterprises. And, to render common support to the factories, Ethiopian Sugar Industry Support Center came into existence in…