Gold Crown Beverages, the firm that produces Kericho Gold-branded flavoured teas and infusions, also announced that it planned to inject Sh2.6 billion in setting up a value-adding plant on a 25-acre plot in Miritini, Mombasa County.
Chief executive officer Nadeem Ahmed told the gathering that the move could employ up to 10,000 youth from the area.
Gold Crown has operated in Kenya since 2001 and is a subsidiary of Global Tea & Commodities Ltd, which is based in the UK.
The meeting was also attended by Bob Chestnut, CEO of Aldwych International, which is part of a consortium delivering the 310 MW Lake Turkana Wind Power Project.
Mr Kenyatta in turn assured the investors that Kenya was fully committed to removal of bottlenecks to business, awhile citing the country's improved rating on the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business report.
He also said he was setting up a one-stop-shop investment agency within his office to coordinate all investment enquiries and link businesses to ministries and departments.
President Kenyatta was accompanied to the forum by Cabinet Secretaries Amb. Amina Mohamed (Foreign Affairs) and Charles Keter (Energy and Petroleum), as well as Attorney-General Professor Githu Muigai.
He asked the Energy minister and the AG to work closely with investors to resolve any outstanding issues.