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World Tea News

  1. Kenyan Tea Growers Send Workers Home After Drought Cuts Harvest in Half  Bloomberg

    Kenyan tea growers sent half of their workers on leave or assigned them non-core duties due to a prolonged drought that's halved production at leaf-processing...

  2. Tea rebounds to Sh203 at weekly auction amid shrinking supply  Daily Nation

    The amount of tea withdrawn from sale at the auction fell 24 percent this week as price increase at the Mombasa auction saw buyers sell most of the commodity.

  3. Kenya, Rwanda tea fetch highest price at Mombasa auction  Business Daily

    The Kenya Tea Development Agency and the Rwandan teas have emerged the best beverages at the Mombasa auction, fetching more money compared with...

  4. Kenya Tea Workers’ Pay Demands Pile Further Pressure on Growers  Bloomberg

    Pay demands in Kenya's tea industry, the world's biggest exporter of the leaf's black variety, has increased pressure on growers already hit by depressed prices,...

  5. Tanzania: Traders Can Now Export Tea to Mombasa Via Dar Port  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

    Tea traders can now export the product to Mombasa auctions via the port of Dar es Salaam, thanks to an investor's investment in a state of the art warehouse in...

  6. Traders can now export tea to Mombasa via Dar port  The Citizen

    Tea traders can now export the product to Mombasa auctions via the port of Dar es Salaam, thanks to an investor's investment in a state of the art warehouse in...

  7. Uganda remains biggest client of the port of Mombasa  The East African

    Uganda accounted for more than a quarter of the business at the port of Mombasa in 2018, pushing the total transit volumes up by 10 per cent from 8.6 million...

  8. Kenya: The need to match hardware and software  Daily Maverick

    Apparently, three years ago, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta 'came to the coast for a month and things got tidied up'. The solution to Mombasa's chronic road...

  9. Commodities - Palm oil output to recover over 2019  Agrimoney.com

    Sipef, the Belgian agroforestry group with plantations in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and the Ivory Coast, reports a drop in palm oil production in the first...

  10. Tea farmers seek radical changes at KTDA  The Star, Kenya

    Farmers complain about many deductions by KTDA that lower their earnings.