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 […]

Kenyan tea agency approves increase in farmer prices to boost supply

KENYA – The Kenya Tea and Development Agency (KTDA), which runs over 60 Tea processing factories in the country, has resolved to increase pay-outs to farmers in selected regions as part of the efforts to […]

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 […]