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Moses Kuria proposes bill to ban unprocessed coffee exports - 7 months ago, 14 June 11:06

By: Reuters

Moses Kuria, the Gatundu South Member of Parliament has said he will take a proposed law to parliament that seeks to ban exports of unprocessed coffee to boost farmers’ earnings.

The East African nation is a small producer of the crop, accounting for about 1 percent of annual global output, but its top quality Arabica beans are sought after by global roasters who use them to blend with other varieties.

Raw coffee beans, which are Kenya’s fifth biggest source of hard currency, are usually sold at a weekly auction in Nairobi or directly to buyers abroad who then roast, package and sell them at a hefty premium.

Coffee exports earned $214 million in the year to March.

Moses Kuria, of the ruling Jubilee party, said some countries are importing raw Kenyan coffee, processing it and re-exporting it back to Kenya for sale at the expense of farmers who “do not reap ...
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