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Factory Information

The factory is located in Karumandi location,Gichugu Division,Kirinyaga County. It is on Latitude & longitude :0 22South of Equator & 370 23'East. Distance from Nairobi:138 km. The factory was built  and commissioned on 17th, November 1975

Thumaita  Tea Factory Company Ltd has 11,500 registered Small scale Growers who are shareholders of the company. The area under tea is  1,733.40 ha. Thumaita has a 11,412 growers. It has 12,656,843 under tea.

 It is 18Km off the major Embu-Kerugoya highway. Feeder roads:Thumaita-Kianyaga,Kibai-Kavote
The factory lies at the foot of Mt.Kenya between Thiba and Kamweti rivers and it is 5km from Kamweti forest edge. Also the catchment has ridges, hills, rivers, etc.
 Annual average rainfall :1200-1800mm per annum, with humidity of 72°F-76°F. It is located on an altitude of 5500ft above sea level.  The area has red volcanic soils.

 Type of clones, planted;  Prevalent clones of tea grown :31/8, 6/8, 303/577, TN14.  Thumaita sells the following grades of tea: BPI, PFI, PD, DI, DUST, FI, TMF



 Elias Njeru Juda- Chairman Anthony Njogu Mugo  Jackan Gitari Ireri
 James A. Muriithi James Gachoki Njoka  James Bundi Kagai
 Evelyn Wangechi Kimani   Jeffithah N. Karua

Contact Details

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Telephone: 020 2342909


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

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