NAIROBI (Reuters) - The maximum price of the best Kenyan tea grade, Best Broken Pekoe Ones (BP1s), rose at this week’s auction, Africa Tea Brokers said on Wednesday.
Kenya is the world’s top exporter of black tea, one of its main foreign exchange earners.
The following are tea prices from the Mombasa auction, where tea from other producers in the region is also sold:
BP1: 3.10-4.37 3.00-4.07
PF1: 3.58-4.50 3.60-4.42
PD: 3.95-4.22 3.90-4.40
D1: 3.90-4.37 3.80-4.37
BP1: Best Broken Pekoe Ones TEABP1-BEST-KE PF1: Best Brighter Pekoe Fanning Ones TEAPF1-BEST-KE PD: Pekoe Dusts
Reporting by Duncan Miriri