All McLeod Russel Uganda tea estates and factories are Rainforest Alliance and ISO 2200:2018 certified respectively.
McLeod Russel Uganda Limited (MRUL) is the largest tea producer and the largest exporter of tea in Uganda.
Favourable climate and soil have produced the ideal growing conditions for growing tea in Uganda. The Company annually produces 20 million kilos of tea from its six estates situated in south western Uganda. These are, Bugambe and Kisaru Tea Estates in the Kikuube District, Muzizi in Kagadi, Mwenge in Kyenjojo, Kiko in Kabarole and Ankole in Bushenyi. The Company’s headquarters are located at Mwenge Tea Estate in the Kyenjojo District.
A section of the Kisaru Tea Factory
All McLeod Russel Uganda tea estates and factories are Rainforest Alliance and ISO 22000:2018 certified respectively.
In 2019, out of the over 68,000 tonnes of 'Made Tea' that was produced in Uganda, MRUL contributed 19,942 tons (29%), making it the largest single producer and exporter of tea in Uganda.