The more I listened to the descriptions of the brandy, the more entrepreneurial opportunities I saw for young Kenyans. At some point they said the brandy had a woody smell and that made it special.
More than 50 years since independence, we have not challenged or disrupted any processing and distribution mechanisms that were left behind by the colonists.
This new concept is known as distributed production or manufacturing and leverages local manufacturing in a decentralised format by enterprises, creating geographically dispersed manufacturing entities brought together by information and communication technologies. It mimics the cottage industrial model but the product remains uniquely the same.