Tea planters suffering from ‘crop loss’, ‘falling’ prices in Tripura

Synopsis Tea plantations, the second largest industry in the state after rubber, are facing “crop loss” this season due to a drought-like situation, Tripura Tea Development Corporation (TTDC) chairman Santosh Saha said. Tea planters in Tripura are witnessing a “shortage” in production due to a prolonged dry spell in the northeastern state with “falling” prices […]

Tea Production in India Decreases by around 10%; Led to Increase in Price

Due to extreme floods and coronavirus movement limits, Indian tea production in 2020 dropped 9.7 percent from a year earlier, boosting market rates by nearly a third to a record level, the state-run Tea Board said. The price increase helped the besieged Indian tea industry, which was competing with increasing production costs, but decreased South […]