Tea company set up in Kenya

tea-paulwilliams-flickr1The new tea company will help improve Kenya's economy. (Image source: Paul Williams/Flickr)A US$1.8mn tea value addition company has been set up in Mombasa, Kenya

Local reports stated that Kenya’s DL Koisagat Tea Factory will help tea farmers from the county sell their produce. In order to help with sales, the firm has imported two processing machines from India and China.

The machines are new models, and offer advanced options with rebranding and repackaging.

David Langat, proprietor of the company stated that 600 tonnes of tea would be produced every month, and the firm would work on a 24-hour basis.

In addition, the company would begin production in two weeks and employ 50 youth. The company is focused on supporting the tea industry in Kenya.

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