The Luapula Province Minister, Nixon Chilangwa alluded that expansion happenings at Kawambwa Tea Company will advantage more than 6000 farmers.
This follows management’s decision to expand operations due to the great need of tonnes of tea leaves for processing.
Kawambwa Tea Company Superviser, Wellington Mwewa mentioned that management has already began rehabilitating the existing machines which has resulted into increased production availing the company to process fifty tonnes of tea leaves per day.
According to Chilangwa, who is also Kawambwa Member of Parliament, the tea company will purchase modern packaging, irrigation machines before this year elapses and Out-grower schemes will be introduced.
The people of Luapula are happy that President Edgar Lungu is slowly taking back the company to its past glory.