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Factory Information

Gachege Tea Factory was constructed in 2001 and ended in 2003. It formerly started its operations in May 2003 and commissioned  to manufacture four different clones of Tea which include: 6/8 ; 31/8; TN14-3; 303/577. The Factory serves 4023 growers with its 1012.4 hectares of land under Tea.

The catchments comprise of mainly two agro-ecological Zones, namely Lower Highlands bordering the Aberdare forest on the upper side and upper medium lands bordering with marginal areas on the lower side and the following rivers through the catchments: Ndarugu River, Kariminu River and Githobokoni river.

The factory is 77 Km from Nairobi, 40 Km off Thika Highway towards Naivasha via Mang'u, Gakoe  Highway. The Factory lies in an environment that has an altitude that ranges from 1720-2150 Meters above sea level, with an evenly distributed rainfall of  1260mm per annum and  temperatures ranging from between 28oC to 14oC.



John M. Kamau- Chairman Benson T. Ndungu- Vice Chairman  John Waweru Njuguna
John M. Kimani  Dominic Muiruri Mukuria  Anthony Mburu Njoroge 

Contact Details


Telephone: 0773 926372 0721 887570
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KTDA Farmers Building, Moi Avenue
P.O Box 30213, 00100 Nairobi, Kenya    
254 - 020 3227000 - 2 / 2221441 - 4

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