MICHIMIKURU TEA COMPANY LIMITED
The Factory was constructed in 1963 by Eastern Produce (Kenya). The factory serves approximately 9,849 growers, with a potential 1,749 Hectares of land. The factory is situated at Nyambene Hills (Tigania District). The factory is 321 Km from Nairobi.
It lies is an environment that is on a relatively high altitude of 1736m above sea level and approximately Latitude 0.3 Degrees and Longitude 38 Degrees, with a high rainfall of 2379 mm per annum. Moderate temperatures of about 17.28 degrees. The rich acidic loamy soil enhances tea production in the area.
It is surrounded by unique geographical features: Nyambene Hills, Rivers: Thangatha, Kauwa, Mwithu, Thanantu and Liutu
The Factory has several unique aspects: Fish ponds (4), Dispensary, Silviapiculture project, Arboretum, Guest house, Company estate 200 acres, and Amugaa Wood fuel farm 200 acres. The factory is Fair Trade Certified and is currently working towards ISO 9001:2000, HACCP and Traceability certification.
|Francis Gakula M'Erimba-- Chairman||Gilbert K. Waiyaki- Vice Chairman||Andrew Kobia Ethuru|
|Silas M. Nkumbuku||George K. Araya||Naftaly M. Kirachia|
|Martha K. Chokera||Paul M. Ringera- Board Member||Charles Manegene-Regional Manager|
Telephone: 020 2111517 | 0735 277041