APT Commodities Limited (mostly referred to as APT) is a fully privately owned Kenyan tea trading company (SME) that is based in Mombasa, Kenya.
The company operates in the export of bulk tea (a high value cash
crop) from Kenya to all corners of the world as well as value
addition (Our value added products: Jambo Chai – Black
Tea, Jambo Chai -Instant Tea with creamer and sugar
sachets, Equator Green Tea, Hassan Tea,
Sinbad Orthodox Tea, Jambo Avocados) both locally
APT exhibits a hunger for selecting the best products available in the market. Naturally, our clients demand quality and we have delivered this promise with utmost consistency. Providing quality food commodities in both the local and the international markets is a desire engrained in our hearts.
The company was registered in the year 2000 for the purpose of trading locally. In the beginning of 2014, new owners acquired the company with the quest to start export of tea among other products as a future plan.
As a legitimate company. APT Commodities Limited is legally registered by Agricultural Food Authority both as Tea Buyers/Exporters and as Tea Packers. APT Commodities Limited also has membership with East Africa Tea Trade Association (EATTA). This is the only body that is licensed to operate the Tea Auction in Kenya.
Favored by the proximity to The Mombasa Tea Auction and The Kilindini Port, our customers are guaranteed best quality Kenyan tea, at the lowest price and timely shipments, all wrapped up in effective, unmatched services.
Internationally, our clients include the likes of Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia and Egypt, just to mention but a few.
VISION, MISSION & VALUE PROPOSITION
Vision: To inaugurate APT Commodities Limited (APT), as the premier trader of tea both domestically and internationally, whilst preserving our core principles.
Mission: To select the best products available in the market and develop quality brands, ensuring that we meet the customer expectations of having high quality commodities, both locally and internationally.
Value Proposition: We desire to produce ‘Fresh perfect cups’ of affordable teas with positive health benefits for our clients who are always on the lookout for quality and prefer our solution over available alternatives. This is enabled by our willingness and determination to source, to blend and to package teas in the best way possible in order to help achieve the best cup, and in freshness.
Major shipping lines call Mombasa on a weekly basis such as Mearsk, Safmarine,MSC, Messina, Evergreen. among others.
We also cater for clients willing to ship on LCL basis through consolidators of their choice or available services to any destination of their choice.
Clients with small orders are advised to use courier services preferably in their countries. These include TNT, FedEx, DHL, Skynet among others.
Provision of exceptional products and services that deliver premium value to our customers.
Portraying honesty and consistency in adherence to our principles and values
Unleash creativity and redefining the standard of excellence in the industry.
To get on top of our quality management systems, APT commodities has membership with various governing bodies. These are, FDA (The Food and Drug Administration USA) HALAL,
FKE (Federation of Kenya Employees), EATTA (East Africa Tea Trade Association), KNCCI (Kenya National Chamber of Commerce Industries), KEPSA (Kenya Private Sector Alliance), KAM (Kenya Association of Manufacturers), EPC (Export Promotion Council), BCC KENYA (British Chamber of Commerce Kenya) and other relevant Government bodies
Indeed without failing to mention that we are currently implementing the ISO 2200:2005 certiﬁcation process.