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Aravinda Anantharaman

In a country where 80% of large tea estates are unprofitable, workers are angry, and prices are low, Craigmore Plantations India is a model of sustainability. Managing director MN Bopana talks frankly about problems facing the tea industry. Read more

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India’s tea industry is struggling with low prices, high labor costs, vagaries of the weather, and with every passing year, the problems are both recurring and amplifying.  Growers report that 80% of the country’s plantations are not profitable. Read more

Features

India’s tea industry is struggling with low prices, high labor costs, vagaries of the weather and with every passing year, the problems are both recurring and amplifying.  Growers report that 80% of the country’s plantations are not profitable. Read more

Tea Report

Growers face challenges but are successfully adapting to trends, new ideas, and markets. Read more

Features

Inclement weather has stunted growth and delayed harvest. Experts estimate first flush harvest may drop as much as 20% this year. Read more

Tea Report

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