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Tea Exporting Countries
The largest tea exporter in the world is China, seconded by Kenya, and in third position Sri Lanka. Other major tea-exporting countries include India and Poland. The top five largest exporters of tea in the world collectively account for 67.9% of total tea sales.
Kenya is the largest exporter of tea in Africa. In 2021, the country’s tea exportations accounted for 16.3% of the total tea exports generating about $1.2 billion in revenue. Kenyan farmers cultivate tea on both small-scale and large-scale, which are classified into two classes: small rural farms and large company-run plantations.
Most large-scale farming is in the Rift valley region, including the largest tea plantation in Africa in Kericho. Small rural farms are mainly located in the highland regions within central Kenya. The Tea Research Foundation of Kenya (TRFK) has developed over 49 varieties that dominate production in the country.