The manufacturer of fresh fry and Salit cooking oil have been forced to temporarily shut down their factory in kilifi County over shortage of US dollars that are used in paying for import of raw commodities.
Through a press release by the company’s commercial director, it was revealed that the global supply chain have been negatively impacted by the ongoing Russia and Ukraine conflict and as a result global suppliers of palm oil, Indonesia had to stop exporting palm oil globally.
However the management assured their loyal customers that their commodities are still in retail and they were working to make sure that their operations are back to normalcy.
Statement by Pwani Oil on temporary interruption of operations pic.twitter.com/IpZsDZxrW3
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