The Backbone of A Perfect Culture
KETEPA is owned by the Tea Farmers of Kenya through the Kenya Tea Development Agency Limited (KTDA) and the Kenya Tea Growers Association (KTGA). The Kenya Tea Development Agency is the majority shareholder representing over 450,000 small scale tea farmers spread all over the country. These farmers own over 60 tea processing factories countrywide and produces over 60% of all the Kenyan Tea. Other major shareholders include Brooke Bond Kenya Limited (Unilever Tea), James Finlay, Williamson Tea and Eastern Produce (EPK) among others who together own 38 tea processing factories, and produce about 40% of the tea produced in Kenya.