Mombasa Tea Auction - Google News

Mombasa Tea Auction - Google News
  1. Uganda's Tea Sector Faces Hard Times This Year - AllAfrica.com

    Uganda's Tea Sector Faces Hard Times This Year
    AllAfrica.com
    Rwanda, smaller in size and advantaged by good soils, has instead concentrated on improved quality that has seen the country command the best prices at the Mombasa auction. But for Uganda, both volumes and quality have suffered despite many ...

  2. Kenyan seeks to grow taste for purple tea in the US - Daily Nation

    Daily Nation

    Kenyan seeks to grow taste for purple tea in the US
    Daily Nation
    A kilogramme of purple tea is sold at Sh1,957 compared to the average Sh280 that black fetches at the auction in Mombasa. Mr Kabaki got an invitation by ExpoWest, a fair that exhibits organic crops in the US, to launch the Kenyan purple tea at the ...

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  3. Why automation at tea auction is not panacea for low prices - The Standard (press release)

    The Standard (press release)

    Why automation at tea auction is not panacea for low prices
    The Standard (press release)
    When tea prices tumbled in 2014, proponents of e-auction in Mombasa rooted for electronic trading of the commodity, which had earlier been voted down by stakeholders. They roped in the government and pressured the industry to implement the system ...

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  4. Drought shrinks February tea production by 58.4pc - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

    Business Daily (press release) (blog)

    Drought shrinks February tea production by 58.4pc
    Business Daily (press release) (blog)
    “The decrease in production is largely attributed to dry and hot weather conditions experienced in all the tea growing areas,” said Samuel Ogola, head of Tea Directorate. Mr Ogola says the lower production was also recorded in the two tea sub-sectors ...

  5. Tea price defies jump forecast to drop by Sh14 at auction - Daily Nation

    Daily Nation

    Tea price defies jump forecast to drop by Sh14 at auction
    Daily Nation
    The price of tea at the Mombasa auction declined to Sh272 per kilogramme down from Sh286 in the previous sale held last week. Tea production has dropped in factories with the regulator saying that the volumes are down 40 per cent at the moment.

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  6. Tea prices start New Year on a high at Mombasa auction - Daily Nation

    Daily Nation

    Tea prices start New Year on a high at Mombasa auction
    Daily Nation
    Tea prices at the Mombasa auction kicked off 2017 on a high note, nearly touching a one-year record during last week's auction. A market report by the East African Tea Traders Association (EATTA) indicates that a kilogramme of made tea fetched Sh268 on ...

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  7. Tea prices take a hit even as dollar firms up against shilling - The Standard (press release)

    The Standard (press release)

    Tea prices take a hit even as dollar firms up against shilling
    The Standard (press release)
    Tea prices at the Mombasa auction started 2017 on a slow note to register a sharp drop compared to prices at the last auction of 2016. According to data released by the African Tea Brokers (ATB), the highest price of the best Kenyan tea, also known as ...

  8. East Africa's tea trade auction set to go digital - New Vision

    New Vision

    East Africa's tea trade auction set to go digital
    New Vision
    The Mombasa tea auction is the world's largest black tea auction and handles about 75% of tea exported through the port of Mombasa covering shipments from the EATTA member countries of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, DRC, Tanzania, Ethiopia, ...

  9. Mombasa tea auction set to go digital after Sh15om deal signed - Daily Nation

    Daily Nation

    Mombasa tea auction set to go digital after Sh15om deal signed
    Daily Nation
    Trade Mark East Africa CEO Frank Matsaert (left) and East Africa Tea Trade Association chairperson Nicholas Munyi during the signing of a deal for automation of the tea auction in Mombasa, December 1, 2016. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NATION MEDIA ...

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  10. South Rift farmers to set up tea auction in protest - The Standard (press release)

    The Standard (press release)

    South Rift farmers to set up tea auction in protest
    The Standard (press release)
    Smallholder tea growers from South Rift region have resolved to stop selling their produce through the Mombasa Tea Auction. The farmers instead said they would market their tea directly to protest Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) low bonus ...