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Factory Information


The factory is situated in Murang’a County, Mathioya Sub- County, Njumbi Division, Kiriti Location,0.65 degree south of equator and 36.15 degree east     of the meridian. It is 126  kilometers from Nairobi.

The Factory operations started on 26th October 1981. It currently has 52 operational buying centers. The Factory has Three  CTC lines and 3 driers with a 4000 to 4,500 kgs G.L. per hour. Total installed through put is 6000 kgs per 1 hour.

The Factory has Six Catchment areas and 7433 Number of Growers. Gatunguru manufactures the following tea grades:31/8, 6/8 411, KAG1, KAG 3 KAG4, PMC61, SFS 150, BB35, TN 14, ST 5110, 303.

Gatunguru Tea Factory can be accessed through the following roads: Nyeri -  Kiriaini - Kangema Road and Njumbi- Gacharage-ini - Mioro Road

The area around the factory is surrounded by Tuthu Valley, Nyagatugu Hills, Aberdare Ranges and Nyarwara Falls. The area temperatures are cool and warm, with moderate rainfall between 1400 to 2000mm per year. Humidity is between 90 to 96 with an altitude of  2000m above sea level. The region soils are red volcanic soils of PH: 4.5-5.6

The Factory is ISO Certifies - 9001-2008 and 22000:2005. It is also Rainforest Alliance certified.



Gideon K. Kariuki- Chairman Samuel M. Muraguri- Vice Chairman Samuel W. Mugi
Eston G. Mutonyi Ruth Wambui Karanja  Martha W. Gikonyo
Francis Macharia-Board Member Charles Kariuki Gakungu Peter Kinyua- Regional Manager

Contact Details

Contact Address

Postal address: P.O. BOX 188 – 10202 Kangema
Telephone: 020-2164011 | 0723-462795
E-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



KTDA Farmers Building, Moi Avenue
P.O Box 30213, 00100 Nairobi, Kenya    
254 - 020 3227000 - 2 / 2221441 - 4

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