Nand Persaud & Company aiming at tougher sugar challenge

Having made its mark in the rice industry...

The Skeldon Sugar Factory

If Rajendra Persaud, one of the two brothers who sit at the helm of Nand Persaud and Company Ltd, is disappointed over the fact that the company will now have to formally restate its interest in the acquisition of the Skeldon Sugar Factory, he does not show it.

Less than forty-eight hours after the Corentyne businessman had sketched some of the company’s plans for the multi-million dollar processing plant to the Stabroek Business, the state- run National Industrial and Commercial Investments Ltd. (NICIL) announced that companies that had earlier expressed an interest in buying parts of GuySuCo’s operations, will now have to submit new proposals.

On Saturday, Stabroek Business had met with Rajendra alone in his Corentyne office; the company’s joint CEO, his brother Mahendra, had traveled to Georgetown to join officials of Alimport, the Cuban state agency that has been responsible for negotiating a historic agreement under which the Berbice company has recommenced shipping rice to Cuba after almost two decades. The Alimport officials had travelled to Guyana to witness the loading of the first 7,500 metric tonnes of white rice onto a vessel for Cuba…..


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