However, on its official social media page, KTDA
said factories, including Toror and Rorok, were fully owned subsidiaries of the parent company and that those seeking to acquire the satellite factories must buy out other shareholders.
represents smallholder tea farmers who account for 65% of the Kenyan tea industry sector.
The promotion of direct, long-term and ethical exchange relations between cooperatives such as KTDA
and northern buyers is a fundamental principle of Fairtrade.
The former KTDA
chairman is survived by a widow Honesty Kanyua five children and several grandchildren.
Edna Bii, a farmer, said they are also given fertiliser at Sh3,600 per bag while KTDA
offers its farmers the same quantity for Sh1,900.
Prior to the initiative with KTDA
and Uni lever, the Rainforest Alliance's work in Kenya focused on large tea plantations.
The board claimed that Omanga failed to offer proper guidance to the factory on behalf of KTDA
Others present at the burial included KTDA
board chairman Peter Kanyago, Chinga MCA Kiruga Thuku, and local politician Wambugu Wainaina.
monitors 560,000 tea smallholder families, who operate 67 tea factories with a factory staff of over 12,000 and provides indirect employment to over four million people.
This is exactly what Stanbic Bank did concerning the KTDA
Others present during the ceremony included KTDA
board chairman Peter Kanyago, Chinga MCA Kiruga Thuku and local politician Wambugu Wainaina.
Only in Kenya are these small farmers are reportedly rather well off, because of the operational cooperation and collective support provided to them by the Kenya Tea Development Authority, KTDA