Sugarcane farmer spends $300,000 on machine

Ratu Savenaca Ritova, fourth from right with relatives after the traditional ceremony at Naseakula Village. Picture: SERAFINA SILAITOGA

LABASA chief and big time canefarmer Ratu Savenaca Ritova Qomate may be the first indigenous canefarmer to purchase his own harvester. Ratu Savenaca, who harvests 8000 tonnes of cane annually, is also believed to be one of the biggest cane producers in the country. Yesterday, families at Naseakula Village celebrated his achievement in securing the […]

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