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East African Breweries Limited (EABL) has announced the commercialization of the Aliciana Barley Variety a year after it was launched.

The announcement was made during the Annual Field Day in Mau Narok following successful trials with farmers who have reported higher yields and greater resistance to waterlogging.

Raw material for KBL’s beers

The Field Day, an annual event that brings together stakeholders within the barley value chain, is a key event as stakeholders converge to learn, share experiences and showcase their products and innovations.

Barley is the main raw material for KBL’s beers.

Speaking during the event, David Kilesi, Chairman of the Barley Growers Association of Kenya, praised the variety.

“We have seen higher yields this season with the Aliciana variety compared to the previous varieties we had been planting. We would like to thank EABL for introducing this variety.”

EABL continues to invest heavily in research in an effort …