Guwahati: This was informed by minister of state in the ministry of commerce Anupriya Patel in the Parliament today in a written reply to a question.
Guwahati: After two months of shortage in tea production, the Assam tea market has now registered a better demand. The prices of good liquoring teas have also increased by Rs. 15-20 per kilogram. Additionally, there has been strong demand for orthodox grade teas, whereby auction prices have soared by more than Rs. 50 as compared to last year.
Market factors and vagaries of climate endangering the tea industry’s viability. According to P.K. Bhattacharjee, Secretary-General of the Tea Association of India, the twin issues of market forces and regression caused by harsh weather are putting the industry’s position in jeopardy for the current season.
Guwahati: Guwahati: Tripura gets its first gas-powered tea processing facility at the Durgabari Tea Estate in the West Tripura district.
Guwahati: The management of the Doloo tea estate in Assam’s Cachar district has announced a total lockout in the tea garden beginning Tuesday.
Guwahati: Golden Tips, a tea brand from Darjeeling, is looking to have a retail outlet in Guwahati. The brand is aiming to expand its footprint through the e-commerce route by entering into strategic partnerships in the country and widen its reach in export markets through tie-ups overseas.
Guwahati: The disruption of rail and surface transport in Barak Valley has put the tea industry in a big crisis as the dispatch of tea has come to a halt.
Guwahati: Small tea producers in Assam continue to struggle alone for higher pricing for their green leaves.
Guwahati: At a time when the tea business is struggling and the attitude is “sullen,” students from a local college in Assam have introduced green tea to demonstrate that all is not lost.
Guwahati: Despite tea being one of the most popular non-alcoholic beverages, there is still not enough knowledge about Camellia sinensis – the plant from which tea comes. A recent study says the origins and distribution history of tea can only be fully understood through a multidisciplinary approach.