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Discover the Richness of Kenyan Orthodox Tea: Your Gateway to Exceptional Quality

Understanding Kenyan Orthodox Tea:

Kenyan orthodox tea is cherished for its robust, malty flavour profile that resonates with tea enthusiasts worldwide adore. Crafted with traditional methods, it delivers a rich, reddish infusion that guarantees a strong and satisfying taste experience.

Our focused selection of grades ensures consistency and exceptional quality, allowing you to easily find the perfect tea to suit your specific preferences and needs.

Navigating Availability and Reliability:

Despite seasonal variations, Kenyan orthodox tea maintains its reputation for dependable quality, offering a flavourful cup year-round. This reliability makes it a trusted choice for importers seeking consistent excellence in their tea offerings.

Comparison with Sri Lankan Orthodox Tea:

While Ceylon (Sri Lankan) Orthodox tea offers diverse flavour profiles and craftsmanship, Kenyan orthodox tea stands out with its robust and malty notes.

Unlike the broader range of grades offered by Sri Lankan orthodox tea, our Kenyan orthodox tea focuses on a select few grades, ensuring each blend maintains our high standards of flavour and quality.

Mark of origin synonymous for quality and authentic Kenyan tea. The Made in Kenya on your pack of tea is a guarantee for 100% pure Kenyan tea packed in Kenya

Ceylon Tea Symbol of Quality
  • Origin: Fertile highlands of Kenya, celebrated for its ideal climate and soil conditions.

  • Leaf Appearance: The leaves are tightly twisted or rolled, often displaying a dark, coppery hue that unfurls beautifully during steeping.

  • Flavour Profile: Bold and brisk flavour profile, Kenyan Orthodox tea offers bright fruity notes and a hint of floral undertones, creating a refreshing and invigorating cup.

  • Aroma: A robust and aromatic scent, characterized by lively citrusy notes and sometimes hints of malty sweetness.

  • Popular Grade: FBOPF SP (Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe Flowery Special 1) - Characterized by its flowery appearance (indicating the presence of leaf buds or tips), broken leaf size, and a special designation implying finer quality within the FBOP category.

  • Origin: Central highlands of Sri Lanka, renowned for its distinct terroir.

  • Leaf Appearance: Tightly rolled or twisted, often with a dark, blackish appearance and sometimes with golden tips for higher grades.

  • Flavour Profile: Offers a nuanced flavour profile, ranging from light and floral to robust and malty, depending on the elevation and region of cultivation.

  • Aroma: Has a fragrant aroma characterized by floral notes, citrus undertones, and sometimes hints of spice or chocolate.

  • Popular Grade: FBOP" (Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe - A balanced flavour. Short slightly wiry, less twisted broken leaf and consists of few silvery tips too. It quickly brews and has a rich aromatic scent and the liquor generally has a reddish colour and a mellow flavory taste.

Kenyan Orthodox Tea FBOPFSP. The characteristics of the Leaf, Infusion and Liqor  are clearly displayed for customer to make an educated decision

Sri Lankan FBOP is a popular grade of Orthodox Tea

Characteristics of Kenyan Orthodox Tea Grades


Leaf Appearance

Leaf Infusion After Brewing


Orange Pekoe (OP)

Long, wiry leaves

Medium amber

Smooth, medium-bodied

Orange Pekoe 1 (OP1)

Tippy, well-twisted leaves


Light and delicate

Flowery Orange Pekoe (FOP)

Long, wiry leaves with some buds

Bright, golden-orange

Floral, light-bodied

Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe (FBOPF)

Small, broken leaves with some buds


Rich and strong

Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe (Special) (FBOPFSP)

Small, broken leaves with golden tips

Deep, dark brown

Bold and robust

Pekoe (PEKOE)

Short, wiry leaves

Dark amber

Strong, robust

Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe (GFOP)

Long, wiry leaves with golden tips

Bright, coppery-red

Full-bodied, robust

Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe (TGFOP)

Well-twisted leaves with abundant golden tips

Deep, reddish-brown

Rich, malty

Elevate Your Tea Selection with Kenyan Orthodox Tea

Explore our range of Kenyan orthodox teas today and discover why they're a preferred choice among discerning tea enthusiasts and importers alike.

Let us be your guide in selecting teas that elevate your business and satisfy the unique tastes of your clientele.

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Contact us now to discuss how our range of Kenyan orthodox teas can meet your business requirements and exceed your customers' expectations.

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