Kenya is the leading tea exporter in the world exporting about 95 % of the country’s total tea production. The country prides itself as the best producer of black tea with her market share being estimated at about 27% of the world’s tea trade.
Kenya produces high quality tea with a good bright colour that is used for blending other teas in the world market. Traditionally Kenya tea has been sold to the world market in bulk form and it is much sought after by leading tea companies to blend and add taste to the most respected tea brands in the world. In the last decade, Kenya has however increased the volume of value.