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  2. Daily Nation

    Tea prices flat at weekly Mombasa auction as supply increases
    Daily Nation
    Tea prices at the Mombasa auction remained flat this week even as the supply of the commodity increased in the latest sale held on Tuesday. A kilo of tea fetched Sh221 this week, the same price that it attracted in the previous auction. The price of ...

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  3. Kenya: Tea Prices Flat at Weekly Mombasa Auction as Supply Increases
    AllAfrica.com
    Tea prices at the Mombasa auction remained flat this week even as the supply of the commodity increased in the latest sale held on Tuesday. A kilo of tea fetched Sh221 this week, the same price that it attracted in the previous auction. The price of ...


  4. Business Daily (press release) (blog)

    Tea prices fall to near two-year low at auction
    Business Daily (press release) (blog)
    Tea prices at the Mombasa auction hit 20-month low last week, bucking expectations as volumes fell due to the prevailing cold weather. The lower prices threaten to lower the earnings for farmers in the second payment that is normally made towards the ...

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  5. Business Daily (press release) (blog)

    Tea sales rise Sh2bn on improved output
    Business Daily (press release) (blog)
    Tea earnings in the first-half of the year registered a growth of Sh2 billion compared with the same period in 2017, helped by high volumes of sale. Data from the Tea Directorate indicates tea valued at Sh41.70 billion was sold through the Mombasa ...


  6. Independent

    Rwanda's tea export revenue rises to Rwf77.4b
    Independent
    Different teas are marketed under the Rwanda Tea brand, including black tea, green tea, organic tea and spicy teas. The NAEB official said that 75% of Rwanda's tea was sold through the Mombasa auction, while between 23 and 24% was bought through the ...

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  7. The Citizen

    Tea prices increase in world market as supply dwindles
    The Citizen
    On a monthly basis, tea prices showed a mixed trend. The report shows that average tea price for one kilo increased to $3 in May from $2.9 in April this year while in Mombasa auction tea price decreased by 2.8 per cent to $2.5 in May. Following a good ...


  8. Daily Nation

    Appeals court sides with tea firms over the use of plucking machines
    Daily Nation
    Hundreds of former employees of British-Dutch multi-national consumer goods giant Unilever Plc have been granted permission to appeal a case in which they are seeking damages from the company's Kenyan subsidiary Unilever Tea Kenya at the British ...

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  9. K24 TV

    Raging tea wages storm blights sector's fortunes
    K24 TV
    Tea accounts for about 26 per cent of Kenya's export earnings, and 67 per cent of the volume of tea traded at the Tea Auction Centre in Mombasa. Despite the immense contribution tea production adds to the Kenyan economy, the sub-sector is grappling ...


  10. Daily Nation

    My simple formula to reap big from tea
    Daily Nation
    Richard Onchari, the training manager, says they produce quality black tea, with the operations being fully automated. “In a day we receive around 50 trucks loaded with the green leaves. The trucks start arriving at the plant at 12pm up to 5pm,” he ...