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East African Tea Trade Association Corporate Video

A Video featuring EATTA functions and processes as a corporate body that brings together all  tea players along the tea value chain in East and Central Africa.

What is EATTA?

Primary Functions

The primary functions of the association are:

  • To facilitate the Mombasa Tea Auction operations Maintain discipline in the trade by ensuring compliance with the constitution.
  • To promote the best interests of the Tea Trade in Africa.
  • To compile and circulate statistical information to assist members in their operations.
  • To help solve trade problems affecting members collectively.
  • To organize social and educational programmes for members.

Core Values

In its endeavor to realize its vision and mission, EATTA upholds the following core values:

  • Governance – We uphold principles of good governance.
  • Professionalism, transparency and ethical trading practices – we observe high degree of probity in our undertakings.
  • Creativity and innovation – We believe in continuous improvements on how we conduct our operations.
  • Service and value creation to members - Members’ development and satisfaction are at the centre of our operations.
  • Sustainability – We manage our resources responsibly for continuity.
  • Competitiveness – We believe in a level playing field that will allow fair competition between businesses.

Core Business

The broad objectives of EATTA are:

  • Promotion of orderly sale of tea among members in Africa;
  • Lobbying and advocacy; and
  • Marketing and membership support.

Specifically, the objectives are as follows:

  • To manage tea buying and selling, including the Tea Auction.
  • To lobby regulatory and statutory bodies in member countries to create an enabling business environment for our members along the value chain.
  • To facilitate interaction between members and stakeholders.
  • To facilitate effective access to market and other relevant industry trade information.
  • To facilitate linkages of members to international markets.