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KTDA to pay Tea farmers 69 Billion, denies existence of tea cartels

The Kenya Tea Development Authority has come out to shun claims that it has Cartels mapped in the Kenyan Tea industry. Speaking during a press briefing, Lerionka Tiampati the KTDA Group CEO trashed the claims, adding that Tea has been affected by normal market shocks.

Farmers will be paid a total of 69Billion shillings for the year ended June 2019.

The payout represents an average return of 67% of the total tea revenue, with farmers receiving an average of Ksh 41.27 per kilo of green leaf delivered.

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