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High Tea Production Eats into Farmers’ Earnings

High Tea Production Eats into Farmers’ Earnings

  Things are looking up for tea – there was high tea production  but regrettably the high tea production eats into farmers’ earnings  The  bumper tea harvest in the first five months of the year has cut earnings for farmers with a kilo of tea […]

The Bank of Africa-Kenya  Is To Finance Tea Growers

The Bank of Africa-Kenya Is To Finance Tea Growers

To boost Kenyan tea industry,  the Bank of Africa-Kenya is  to finance tea growers by introducing an innovative credit facility that is expected to scale up farmers’ productivity. The facility, called The Chai Loan, will be a source of short term financing to both small-scale and […]

New Tea Factories in Kenya

New Tea Factories in Kenya

There are new tea factories in Kenya being built :  in Kericho, Bomet and Nakuru counties. It is expected that an additional processing capacity of 60 million kilos of leaf a year will occur when those four newly licensed factories start operations. Sicily Kariuki, the managing […]