Author: Nicholas Waitathu

Tea farmers earn record Sh37.1 billion in bonuses

Reading Time: 3 minutes Small-scale tea farmers affiliated to the Kenya Tea Development Agency Management Services Ltd (KTDA-MS) will receive a second payment of […]

Ballooning price of maize flour chokes shoppers

Reading Time: 4 minutes A steep rise in the cost of maize flour – a staple food in Kenya – pushed the Government yesterday […]

Shipping: State bets on ports digitisation

Reading Time: < 1 minute Kenya is expected to become an efficient regional and international shipping hub, thanks to the continued digitisation of the ports. […]

KFC adopts sea freight on high air cost

Reading Time: < 1 minute Increasing high airfreight cost and lack of transport capacity has prompted Kenya flower value chains to consider using sea freight, […]

Tea packers now turn to herbs for value addition

Reading Time: 4 minutes Rapid urbanisation and changing consumer preferences have encouraged local tea packers to diversify their product offering giving by incorporating herbs […]

Treasury clears importation of six million bags of maize

Reading Time: < 1 minute The government has finally sanctioned importation of six million bags of white non-genetically modified maize into the country to avert […]

MPs differ on draft laws, put coffee sector reforms at risk

Reading Time: < 1 minute A row between the Senate and National Assembly over management of the coffee sub-sector seems to be far from over […]

Ketepa targets US market to grow sale of value added tea

Reading Time: < 1 minute Tea grower-cum-processor, Kenya Tea Packers (Ketepa) seeks to partner with major supermarkets and online platforms to deepen its footprints in […]