Mombasa Tea Auction temporarily suspends operations following the COVID-19 outbreak

KENYA – Kenya’s sole tea auction, the Mombasa Tea Auction has temporarily suspended operations as of Monday 23, over the government’s rule limiting mass gatherings to not more than 15 people in bid to curb […]

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 […]