Kenya in talks with China over speciality tea export deal valued at US$67.75m

KENYA – The government of Kenya, through the Ministry of Agriculture is in negotiations with tea buyers from China as the two parties seek to close a three-year speciality tea export deal valued at US$67.75 […]

Kenya monthly tea exports plunge 31% on reduced auction activities

KENYA – Kenya, world second largest tea exporter, reported a 31% decline in tea export in June this year, recording 31.7 million kilos in exports from 45.8 million kilos exported at the same time last […]

Kenya’s tea sales to Pakistan shrink 37% to US$100m in first quarter

KENYA – Kenyan tea exports to leading tea buyer, Pakistan, recorded a37 percent decline during the first quarter of the year compared with a similar period last year following low prices witnessed at the auction. […]

Kenya’s DL Group opens tea warehouse facility in Tanzania to boost regional trading

TANZANIA – DL Group of Companies Limited, a Kenyan based firm has invested in a tea warehouse facility in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania ahead of the proposed regional tea trading and export projects through the […]

Kenyan tea exports to Pakistan hit US$34.79m at 15200 tonnes as top buyer

KENYA – Pakistan emerged as the leading buyer of Kenyan tea as the commodity exports to the country surged to  15.2 million kilogrammes, equivalent to 15200 tonnes, which is valued at US$34.79 million (Sh3.5 billion) […]

Kenyan tea prices plunge dipper as production increases

KENYA – Africa’s leading tea exporter, Kenya, has continued to experience deteriorating auction prices hitting a three year low on increased production increases. In the recent trading, a kilo of tea fetched as low as […]

Kenya posts highest tea earnings in five years as production increases

KENYA – Kenya’s tea farmers earned US$1.4 billion in 2018 as a result of production recorded in the year despite a decline in the average prices of the commodity at the international market.    In […]

Kenya’s tea agency projects lower prices as production increases

KENYA – Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) projects low earnings for tea farmers this year following a 17% drop in the price of the beverage in the first half of the 2018/2019 financial year, reports […]

Rwanda tea competes Kenya’s in quality and price

KENYA – Rwandan tea recorded better performance at the Mombasa Tea Auction for the year 2018 compared to Kenya’s on the account of high quality that saw increased demand from buyers, reports Business Daily. According […]