OCFU’s “One-Koo”Modern Coffee Factory Inaugurated

Oromia Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union inaugurated One-Koo coffee processing plant in Galan town whose construction cost 48 Million ETB financed by Cooperative Bank of Oromia. The inauguration ceremony was attended by the president of Cooperative Bank of Oromia, Obbo Deribie Asfaw, several other officials, and the interested stakeholders.

This coffee roasting, grinding & packaging factory produces 420Kgs of coffee per hour for local and international markets. Oromia Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union can now export value-added products & earn more proceeds than raw coffee exports. It will also create an additional 200 jobs.

Oromia Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union, one of the highest exporters of coffee in Ethiopia, has more than 400 cooperatives and more than 557,000 farmers as a member. The Cooperative Union is one of the major shareholders of the bank.