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Factory Information

Makomboki Tea Factory was constructed between 1979-1981 and commissioned on 21st September, 1981. It is best known for the production of high quality CTC teas. The factory occupies an area of 19.8 acres and serves 5096 growers in 100 leaf collection centres. The area under tea is 1742 hectares with a total of 16,389,667 tea bushes.

Makomboki Tea Factory is situated in Kigumo Division, Muranga South District approximately 90Km from Nairobi and 40Km from Thika. It is 1oS of the equator and 37oE of meridian at a height of about 2160M above sea level. The environment has favourable climatic conditions of an average rainfall of 1400 – 1500mm annually in two main seasons March-May, October-November. The area has good terrain well served with Humic Nitosols soils and natural features surrounding it. They include: Ndakai-ini Dam, Aberdare Ranges on the northern side, Thika river on the western side and Chathanda river on the eastern side.

Makomboki Tea Factory is a Fair-Trade certified producer.



Erastus Karanja Gakuya- Chairman Samuel Kiwiri Njoroge  Samuel Maina Mwangi
James K. Muchai Erastus Muiruri Gichuru Jacob G. Kaghai
Willis Odhiambo-Regional Manager

Contact Details


Telephone: 020 2164010 | 0720119492| 0733 271010
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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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