ITUMBE TEA FACTORY COMPANY PROFILE
The Factory was constructed between 2003 and 2006 and later commissioned in October 2006 to serve the small scale tea farmers within Kisii County, Sameta /Nyamache sub- counties, having a processing capacity of 10 million Kg's of green leaf per year.
The Factory is located in Sameta sub-county, Kisii County, about 3kms from Itumbe market, 15kms from Kisii town along Kisii-Kilgoris tarmac road. The Factory lies at an altitude of about 6,321 ft above sea level.
There are 12,409 registered growers,58 coded collection centre,32 un-coded centers and 11,462,922 censured bushes. The Factory produces 10 million Kg's per year.
The Factory is involved in Corporate Social Responsibilities such as feeder roads maintenance, purchasing tree seedling for planting, KTDA foundation scholarships, providing clean water for drinking to the local community and wellness training- health issues.
The Factory hopes to accomplish the following projects in future; tea market diversification – orthodox tea production and other specialty teas, tea value addition and product diversification, modernization/automation and improvements in processing capacity – in progress, arresting green leaf hawking menace, government subsidy, government stabilization fund and generation of own energy.
|Joseph N. Bwana- Chairman||Shem Moguche- Vice Chairman||Benjamin Matonda- Board Member|
|Samwel N. Tirimba||Joseph Nyaringita||Magubo J. Otoki|
|Beatrice Matundura||Nathan Kirera||Zachary Ondonga Alex|
Address: P.O. Box 2979-40200 Kisii
Telephone: 254-020-2342932 | 0724 234799