public notice to horticultural Crops Exporters

Invitation of exporters to training on single window system.Read more….

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We’ll punish traders selling 1kg sugar at more than Sh120, warns minister

Agriculture CS Willy Bett yesterday warned traders selling a kilo of sugar at more than Sh120 that “drastic measures” will be taken against them.

“Millers have reduced the price of a 50kg bag of sugar to Sh5,500, down from Sh8,900, while imported sugar is being sold at beween Sh8,000 and Sh5,200. So consumers should resist prices […]

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Kenya eyes speciality tea auctions as demand grows

The dozens of buyers sitting in serried semi-circle ranks in the weekly tea auction chamber in Mombasa are a picture of hushed concentration, eager not to miss the batches they have identified as their favourites.Read more….

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Kenya eyes speciality tea auctions as demand grows

The dozens of buyers sitting in serried semi-circle ranks in the weekly tea auction chamber in Mombasa are a picture of hushed concentration, eager not to miss the batches they have identified as their favourites. Read more….

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A kilo of sugar to retail at Sh100, 56,000 tonnes have been imported, says Bett

The national government has assured citizens that sugar prices will decrease to between Sh100 and Sh110 per kilo. Agriculture CS Willy Bett on Friday said the decrease in cost is due to the importation of 56,000 metric tonnes of sugar. Currently, the average price for a kilo is Sh200, a 53.8 per cent increase from […]

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Coffee farming may be extinct in Machakos over climate threat

Coffee farming in Machakos and Makueni counties may come to instinct in near future due to climatical change if proper measures area not taken.

An expert in climatical change and project management Wajira Njeru, disclosed this to coffee farmers’ representatives at a one day seminar for coffee societies, chairmen , secretaries , treasurers and factory managers […]

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Kenya Estimates Large Increase in Coffee Exports to the U.S. Following Specialty Coffee Conference

Kenya Estimates Large Increase in Coffee Exports to the U.S. Following Specialty Coffee Conference. Read more….

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US roasters to raise Kenya’s coffee imports 25 per cent

American roasters are expected to raise coffee purchases from Kenya by a quarter to Sh3.5 billion annually after the country showcased its produce in the ongoing symposium in Seattle, US. Read more….

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US roasters to raise Kenya’s coffee imports 25 per cent

American roasters are expected to raise coffee purchases from Kenya by a quarter to Sh3.5 billion annually after the country showcased its produce in the ongoing symposium in Seattle, US.Read more…

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COFFEE KENYA TOURS STARBUCKS’ ROASTERY IN SEATTLE

Led by Raphael Lekolol, the Chairman of Interim Board of Directors, Agriculture and Food Authority, a team of Kenya’s representation to this year’s Global Specialty Coffee Expo toured Starbuck’s Roastery facility in Seattle, Washington State on Tuesday April 18, 2017.

Starbucks, who are co-sponsoring the Specialty Expo with Kenya (the portrait country) has had a longstanding […]

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