Kericho, west of the Rift Valley produces most of Kenya’s orthodox teas. Since Kenya’s \nindependence, the large European tea estates have been converted into many small family owned \ntea farms. Tea is harvested and processed in one of several processing plants. Marinyn is blended \nfrom teas from several estates and has the style of a Darjeeling. The neatly twisted, golden tippy \nleaves steep to a bright, robust, medium-bodied tea with a slight fruity or flowery taste.