Eastern Assam is experiencing the unwanted return of scale, an insect that defoliates tea bushes. Read more

Tea Report

Assam and Darjeeling tea growers experienced a difficult start to the year. Assam’s first flush quantities were down due to too much rain and a drop in temperature in past weeks that has caused worries for producers about second flush teas. Read more

Tea Report

With more and more tea gardens in Darjeeling and Assam becoming sick and unprofitable, Sanjay Bansal’s organic and biodynamic Ambootia Group is working to revive and regenerate these valued Indian regions. Read more


Warmer temperatures and changing rain patterns in Assam are affecting production and quality of the region’s tea. Read more

Tea Report

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