TIRGAGA TEA FACTORY COMPANY LIMITED
Tirgaga Factory originated from Kapkoros and was built in 2003.It started operations on17th August 2006 on trial basis but gradually became fully operational in month of September 2006. It was commissioned for operations on 12th May 2007. Tirgaga Tea Factory serves 15019 active growers. Tirgaga Tea Factory Co. Ltd is one of the KTDA managed factories. It is situated in Kabusare Sub-location, Ndarawetta Location, Bomet central division in Bomet County.Tirgaga Tea Factory falls within KTDA administrative Region .Tirgaga tea factory site lies 35° E and 0.75° S. the altitude is 2,200m A.S.L surrounded by Mau forest to the East and Maasai Mara to the South.
It situated South East of Nairobi and is about 255Km.Tirgaga Tea Factory catchments experiences equatorial kind of climate which is generally warm. The place receives a maximum amount of rainfall ranging from 1500 mm to 1750mm p.a. The area has red volcanic soils that are deep and well drained of PH range 4-6.It occupies an area of 12.7
Acres of land under land registration number Kericho/Ndarawetta /2208 and is located on the boundary of Aisaik and Kabusare Sub Location of Singorwet and Ndarawetta location respectively in Bomet Central Division of Bomet county of Rift Valley Region.The distance from Kapkoros through the Aisaik to Tirgaga is about 11Km of which 8Km is tarmac while 3Km is murramed, and 9Km from Bomet town and 255 Km from Nairobi off Narok-Kisii road..Assam tea is grown widely by farmers of Tirgaga. Among the other clones grown include the following: Clone 51, 15/10, 31/8, TN 14/3, SFS 303/577, and BB35.
Tirgaga Tea Factory catchments experiences equatorial kind of climate which is generally warm. The place receives a maximum amount of rainfall ranging from 1500 mm to 1750mm p.a. The area has red volcanic soils that are deep and well drained of PH range 4-6.
The Factory is headed by the Factory Unit Manager, Who oversees all the operations of the company covering factory operations, leaf collection logistics, extension services, information and communication technology and accounting. Below the factory unit manager are line managers as per the company organization structure chart. Tirgaga Tea Factory Co. Ltd aims at being the leading tea processing Factory of high Quality and Safe Black Made Tea both locally and internationally.
Tirgaga Tea Factory Co. Ltd exists to benefit small scale tea growers and other stake holders. The bench mark of our business is customer satisfaction through Quality and Safe made tea processing that adds value to small scale tea production and a sense of pride to stakeholders. That is the key to fulfilling our ultimate obligation to provide consistently attractive returns that exceed expectations of the shareholders.
Tirgaga sells the following grades of tea: Primary grades-BP1,PF1 PD,D1,TMF. Secondary grades:F1,Dust.
The scope of Tirgaga tea Factory Integrated Management Systems for ISO 90001:2008 is provision of Agricultural Services, reception of green leaf, Manufacture ,Packing and Dispatch of Made tea, while for ISO 22000:2005 the scope excludes provision of Agriculture services but includes all other 9001:2008
We have integrated training of our farmers on sustainable practices(RA),Farmers field schools extension methodology and adaptea climate change migration systems.
We have also put in place budgetary provisions for training on sustainable activities year
round in our faction catchment set up.
Postal Address: P.O BOX 5 Bomet
Telephone: 0202342944 CODE 20400