Frank Miller


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Social reforms in the 1990s unleashed Vietnam’s entrepreneurial zeal elevating the country from a minor supplier to the world’s second largest coffee producer. Growers there are the most productive on earth. Read more


It was a big day for one of the doyens of Indonesian tea, Rachmat Badruddin, chairman of the Indonesia Tea Board (ITB) and, for almost 25 years, principal of green tea supplier PT Kabepe Chakra in Bandung. Read more


Indonesia’s tea smallholders are the backbone of its tea industry, producing half of the country’s tea. Discover what makes the tea smallholder different from estate farmers. Read more


Establishing an International Confedera- tion of Smallholders identified by a global brand will help retail customers better understand the contribution made by small tea grow- ers, an idea endorsed by the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organiz Read more


A working group on MRLs issued two reports during the International Intergovernmental Group on Tea (IGG) sessions. The first was concerned with the implications of MRLs on the tea trade, the second with the acceptance of a new method for establishi Read more


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