Established in 1963 as Brookebond Tanganyika Ltd, managed by London based Brookebond group of companies until when it changed ownership to Tanzania Tea Blenders Ltd run by the Government through Tanzania Tea Authority (T.T.A).
In September 2002, the Government sold it to a private company which later changed its name to TANZANIA TEA BLENDERS (2002) LTD.
In October 2008, The company changed its name to AFRI TEA AND COFFEE BLENDERS (1963) LTD.
For 47 years, the company has fulfilled the shopping needs of families throughout Tanzania and the world with freshness, quality, variety and value in the Tea & Coffee product range.
With corporate headquarters in Dar-es-salaam, Lugoda Street., AFRI TEA AND COFFEE BLENDERS (1963) Ltd operates in 11 regions in Tanzania with 9 Branches & 1 Agent, and supplies to all conventional supermarkets, Discount stores, wholesalers, Retailers, Hotels & Institutions
AFRI TEA AND COFFEE BLENDERS (1963) LTD employs 156 people.
Getting regular supplies from Lupembe Tea Estate in Njombe, Iringa region, where the finest high quality clonel tea is grown, and The Mponde Tea Factory in Lushoto, Tanga region, where the best teas of the different climatic conditions get the perfect blend. We also get supplies from Unilever Teas, EUTCO and Wakulima Tea Company.
MD of the company takes personal care of the blend and quality of Tea & Coffee by Testing himself.
Africafe coffee is made from high quality Arabica and robusta coffee beans that gives good, acceptable and satisfying Aroma and liquor strength. Africafe is a spray dried 100% pure instant coffee powder with no additives.
The exceptional quality and genuine purity of Africafe make this an internationally acclaimed instant coffee. Africafe is the only packed instant coffee exported to Japan market from East Africa, that is why we can claim Africafe to be Africa’s Finest Coffee.