Miraa users can now smile and share their good vibes after the Kenyan Government brought into play a new brand for Khat users.
This is after the ministry of Agriculture unveiled a new alcoholic and energy drink as well as juice made from Miraa.
The government on Wednesday, October 27,through its Cabinet Secretary, Peter Munya, the Kenyan Government in partnership with Kenya Medical Research Institute and Meru County Government discussed measures to grow the Miraa farmer who mostly come from Meru and Embu.
The government also is on high gears to introduce a branded whisky, wine, Guarana, juice juust but among other energy drinks from Miraa.
Interior CS Fred Matiang’i stated that the Kenyan Government is planning on ways to make sure that the Miraa farmers sale their products in the country and abroad.
“We now need institutional alignment and regulatory harmony to promote the miraa trade which is the mainstay of the economy of Meru and its environs,” Matiang’i stated.
“In the next two or three years, we should conclude the argument on the classification of miraa.”
“The focus now should shift towards supporting miraa farmers and traders access more markets. We should stop this habit of bastardizing miraa farmers and traders,” he assured.