Application for EATTA Membership - General Guidelines

The East African Tea Trade Association (EATTA) is a voluntary membership organization that brings together Tea Producers, Buyers, Brokers, Packers and Warehousemen, affording them a disciplined environment in which to interact commercially, and to promote the best interests of the trade in Africa. EATTA has been in existence for over 50 years.

A membership application form and certificate of acceptance list is attached for your information. Please note that detailed rules and regulations regarding the tea auction and trading by members are articulated in the EATTA Rule book.  A copy of the booklet is available at the EATTA Secretariat at a cost of Kshs. 250/=.

AFA Tea Directorate’s Registration Certificate by Kenyan based Producer, Buyer, Broker, Warehouse and Packer applicants must be attached prior to being considered by the EATTA. The Tea Directorate can be contacted on the following address: P 0 Box 20064-00200 Nairobi; Tel 020 2536886; Email: or P0 Box 903486-80100, Mombasa, Tel 2314668/2313059, Email: . Please contact AFA Tea Directorate prior to submitting your completed application form to EATTA.

Applicants for Membership must be introduced to the Company by a Member (Proposer) and the introduction by the Proposer must be seconded by another Member of the Company (Seconder) both of whom must have been active Member(s) for a minimum period of three years prior to the application for Membership.

Note that the annual subscription fee is paid on a pro rata basis and is therefore determined by the month your application for membership is considered.

Criteria and Requirements for Proposer and Seconder

The Proposer and Seconder shall submit to the Company under separate cover a recommendation letter of the applicant’s suitability for Membership and in the case that the applicant is a corporate entity, the Proposer and Seconder must confirm to the Board that the Directors and Shareholders of the applicant are personally known to the Proposer and Seconder respectively. A Member may only propose or second a maximum of three applicants in any one year.

The Proposer and Seconder will be held fully responsible and liable to the Company for the applicant for a period of two years from the date of acceptance of the applicant as a Member.

Definition of the Various Membership Categories

  • Producers – Any person, firm or company, actively engaged in the growing and/or manufacture of tea, or as agents for tea growers and/or tea manufacturers in Africa.
  • Brokers – Any person, firm or company, established in Africa for the purpose of negotiating the purchase or sale of tea between Members of the Company.
  • Buyers – Any person, firm or company, engaged in buying tea in Africa.
  • Packers – Any person, firm or company, actively engaged in buying tea in Africa for retail.
  • Tea Warehouses – Any person, firm or company, established in Africa warehousing teas being sold in accordance with the EATTA General Trading Rules and EATTA Trading Regulations.
  • Associate – Any person, firm or company not falling within the above Member Categories and is in the support business of the Company.

East African Tea Trade Association

January 2018

Membership & Affliliation

Kenya Chamber of Commerce
Federation of Kenya Employers
International Tea Committee
 
 
 

EATTA is ISO 9001:2015 Certified.

EATTA is ISO 9001:2015 Certified

East Africa Tea Trade Association is a non-profit organization

ADDRESS

1st Floor, Tea Trade Centre - Nyerere Avenue
P. O. Box 85174-80100
Mombasa - Kenya

CONTACT INFORMATION

Hours:
Mon - Fri 8.00 AM - 5.00 PM

Tel: +254 41 2228460 / 2220093 / 2312336
Cell: +254 733 208700/ 722 208699
Fax: +254 41 2225823

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