KIEGOI TEA FACTORY COMPANY LIMITED
The factory was commissioned in 1992. It serves approximately 11,520 growers with a potential area covering 1784.3 hectares of land. The factory situated near Nyambene hills in Eastern Province, Meru North District,Igembe Division, Kanthiari location and in Gitumi sub- location. The factory is accessed through Nairobi - Maua Road which is 330 km from Nairobi and Maua – Kiegoi (5Km) feeder Road.
The Geographical features near the factory include Nyambene Hills, Kibilaku ranges, Ura River and Mboone stream. The factory lies is an environment that is on a relatively high altitude of 1675M above sea level and approximately Latitude 0.2N and longitude 37.9E, with a rainfall of 800mm per annum. Temperature: Max 25, Min. 11 humidity 85%. The red volcanic enhance tea production in the area.
The factory has over the years attained the following achievements:
• First factory to be Fair-trade certified.
• ISO 9001:2000 Pre-assessment done on 27.05.08, Certification Assessment target Date By 31st Aug. 2008
• Road towards HACCP certification on progress.
|Jeremiah Kobia- Chairman||Issac M. Itabari- Vice Chairman||Paul M. Ringera- Board Member|
|Joshua B. Daniel||Stephen Birithia||John G. Bariu|
|Charles Manegene- Regional Manager||Charles Kobia Mwito||Beatrice Baariu|
Telephone: 0721 695006 | 0710 120430