Top price of Kenyan tea slips at auction
The maximum price of the top grade of Kenyan tea, Best Broken Pekoe Ones, slipped at this week’s auction, Tea Brokers East Africa said.
Kenya is the leading exporter of black tea and the crop is its top foreign exchange earner.
Meanwhile, the top price of Kenya’s benchmark grade AA coffee fell at Tuesday’s auction compared with the previous sale, the Nairobi Coffee Exchange (NCE) said.
Kenya produces speciality coffee that is in high demand from roasters worldwide for blending with beans from other countries.
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