Empire Kenya produces superior teas with rich flavours which are derived from the distinct traits of first-rate Kenyan tea gardens.View Kenyan Teas
Hyson Teas exports the finest quality Ceylon tea that revitalizes the everyday spirit worldwide.View Hyson Teas
Thurson Teas yields premium, authentic Ceylon Tea that enriches the daily life and encapsulates the very essence of Sri Lanka.View Thurson Teas
Lighter in body but rich in flavour. Pekoe is a Chinese term that means “White Down”. It refers to the character of the tender young tea leaves. Pekoe is a term that used to grade tea. Forms about 12-14% of the total production and has the largest size particles. Liquors are light in colour but have an encouraging flavouring characteristics.
Pekoe Fannings 1 is more balanced in both flavour and pungency. Pungency is the condition of having a strong, sharp smell or taste. This tea grade is popular in Kenya. Forms the bulk of the production about 58 – 60% and made up of Black grainy particles slightly smaller than the BP1.
Pekoe Dust is rich in pungency and body. It has less taste in flavour and heavy in cup. Forms 10 – 12% of the production, often Black and finer than the PF1 and has thick Liquors and Aroma.
Dust is the smallest grade of the tea varieties from KTDA. It is mostly used in tea bags. It is most pungently creaming in cup. Forms about 4 – 6% of the production and is made up of the smallest particles and characterized by strong liquors.
Another avenue of our business is tea in Bulk. Currently we supply teas in bulk for some of the major brands around the world. There are few options for packaging such as paper sacks, master cartons, gunny bags etc or else we could customize according to your preferences.
Another avenue of our business is tea in bulk. Currently we supply teas in bulk for some of the major brands around the world. There are few options for packaging such as paper sacks, master cartons, gunny bags etc or else we could customize according to your preferences.
We do undertake to pack for Private Label Brands where we provide services to our private label partners from the design stage to final product. Currently we supply many private label brands across the world in a wide range of products. We carry a wide range of Specialty Teas and flavoured blends with natural fruits and flowers.
Empire Kenya Tea Masters have built exclusive relationships with tea plantations Island wide to bring exclusive specialty teas from renowned tea gardens to your door step. These exclusive teas are specially selected and ordered directly from the source. At the same time we create blends with the most fragrant flowers, fruits and spices around the world. Empire Teas practices processing methods to create new and better teas with flavours that will appeal to the modern tea drinker. Teas are blended in our modern warehouse using state of the art machinery, which results in fresher teas with more pronounced nuances and greater complexities on the palate. a).HYSON b).THHURSON