"El Guneid Sugar Factory" Al Hasahisa Off The Beaten Path Tip by uglyscot
Al Hasahisa Off The Beaten Path: 1 reviews and 2 photos
Guneid Sugar Factory was established in 1962 to meet the local sugar demand, and reduce import of white sugar. It also aimed to bring development into the area.
Guneid is located on the east bank of the Blue Nile, 120 Km south east of Khartoum.
There are about 2511 tenants farming an area of 42816 feddans. It produces about 850,000 tons per year.
The crop season is around 190 days a year.
The factory also runs its own ferry across the Blue Nile, for vehicles carrying the sugar.
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