Tea Production in Kenya Increases

Good news if you drink English or Irish brands of tea.    Kenya expects an 11% increase in tea production this year.   Last year, tea production in Kenya was affected by a drought.

Kenya is the world’s biggest producer of black tea. Kenyan Teas are vital parts of many English and Irish tea brands.

A drought caused tea production to decrease last year. But rains have increased this year. Tea production is expected to rise to over 750 million pounds. Tea is responsible for 25% of its GDP (gross domestic product).

Read more about Kenyan Tea at Business Week.

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