Kenya Teas are famous for their brightness, attractive colour, brisk flavour and textures of fragrant leaves.
Traditionally used in blending, Kenyan teas are now emerging in their own right in the speciality market. Kenya is the world's third largest producer of black tea, with quality increasing at a steady rate. The main growing districts are situated in or around the highland areas on either side of the Great Rift Valley at altitudes ranging from 1500 to 2,700 meters above sea level.
The plucking of Kenya tea is meticulously done to ensure that only the choicest upper two leaves and a bud are picked. Tea bushes are plucked on a regular cycle ranging from 7 to 14 days. As a result all High Teas Kenyan tea have won international acclaim for their consistent high quality and excellent delightful aroma.
The emerging African continent is in the tea trade for decades been known to the UK, but to sell to countries like Pakistan, Egypt and Afghanistan in a big way with tea. Here mainly with graduations from the area of CTC, Fannings and Dust. For some years now, we are pleased to note that more and more plantations are on the way, in addition to conventional bulk products, to return to producing very beautiful leaf qualities and specialities. Black, half-fermented, green and even white creations, from the uplands of Malawi, around the imposing Mulantje massif. Very well made black and green leaf qualities of Rwanda, cultivated in the north, in the hilly areas around Kinihira. Kenyan top teas from the Kericho district north of the Rift Valley. Classic heavy CTC productions from Tanzania complete the program. In their diversity an excellent alternative to the tea world of Asia.
We are now packaging the majority of our teas in black matte finish stand-up pouches. The matte finish outer layer gives them a distinctive old world look. Sizes available are 50g (new), 100g, 250g and 500g. Orders of 1kg quantities are either made up of two 500g pouches or with the suppliers original 1kg packaging.
|Type of Tea||Quantity of Tea||Water Temp||Steeping Time|
|White||3-5g per cup||70c||5-6 mins|
|Green||3-5g per cup||75c||2-5 mins|
|Black||3-5g per cup||95c||4-6 mins|
|Oolong||3-5g per cup||95c||5-8 mins|
|Pu-erh||3-5g per cup||95c||4-6 mins|