Who are the directors of KTDA?

The new board is currently led by David Muni Ichoho, who will be deputised by Wesley Cheruiyot Koech. The other directors are Michael Mwangi Ngatia, Paul Mwangi Kagema, Enos Njiru, John Mithamo, Geoffrey Chege, Abungana Khasiani, Erick Kipyegon,Thaddeus Mose Mangenya, James Ombasa and Baptista Kanyaru.

Who are the directors of KTDA?

The new board is currently led by David Muni Ichoho, who will be deputised by Wesley Cheruiyot Koech. The other directors are Michael Mwangi Ngatia, Paul Mwangi Kagema, Enos Njiru, John Mithamo, Geoffrey Chege, Abungana Khasiani, Erick Kipyegon,Thaddeus Mose Mangenya, James Ombasa and Baptista Kanyaru.

What does KTDA stand for?

KTDA stands for Kenya Tea Development Agency and is the leading producer of black tea in the country, accounting for over 60 per cent of the total tea produced.

Who is KTDA managing director?

Alfred Njagi –
Alfred Njagi – Managing Director – KTDA | LinkedIn.

How many factories does KTDA have?

66 tea processing factories
(KTDA) was established in 2000 and is owned by 54 tea companies which, in turn, have 550,000 small tea farmers as individual shareholders. The tea companies collectively own 66 tea processing factories.

Is KTDA a private company?

KTDA is a private company owned by about 600,000 smallholder tea farmers spread across 16 tea growing counties in Kenya. The farmers are shareholders to 54 tea companies that own KTDA (H) and its 8 subsidiary companies.

How many factories does Ktda have?

Who owns KTDA Kenya?

The Kenya Tea Development Agency Ltd. (KTDA) was established in 2000 and is owned by 54 tea companies which, in turn, have 550,000 small tea farmers as individual shareholders. The tea companies collectively own 66 tea processing factories.

What is Kenyan tea good for?

The purple pigment in the leaf is anthocyanin rich, meaning it has super high levels of antioxidants. Antioxidants provide anti-cancer benefits, improved vision, lower cholesterol, increased metabolism, and anti aging properties. We refer to purple tea as our “climate change tea”.

Who introduced tea in Kenya?

GWL Caine
Tea was first introduced in Kenya in 1903 by GWL Caine and was planted in present-day Limuru. Commercialisation of tea started in 1924 by Malcolm Fyers Bell, who was sent out by Brooke Bonds to start the first commercial estates. Since then the nation has become a major producer of black tea.

What’s purple tea called?

Kenya is the latest addition to the P & T collection, a rare black tea that we’ve dubbed Rich Purple. The varietal’s official name from the Kenyan Tea Research Institute is TRFK 306, though it’s known colloquially as purple tea due to the plant’s distinctive, purple-reddish leaves.

Who owns tea plantations in Kenya?

Tea farming in Kenya is practised by small-holder farmers, like Lucy, who account for 60 per cent of tea production in Kenya (and mostly sell their tea to the KTDA), and on tea estates owned by large-scale producers, like Unilever.

Which county produces most tea in Kenya?

The Kenya Bureau of Statistics says Kericho, Bomet and Nandi counties produce 46 per cent of the country’s tea. Black tea contributes a significant 26 per cent of total export earnings. It therefore means that the three counties contribute two per cent of Kenya’s GDP from just one crop.