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Sanctions limiting Iran’s ability to purchase tea encouraged domestic production which has increased by 15% in 2019. Read more

Tea Report

Farmers at the local tea harvest festival in Darbaq, in Iran’s Gilan province, were buoyant on good yields through mid-July. Iran’s Tea Factories Syndicate reported an 18% increase in volume to 50,309 metric tons of green leaf Read more

Tea Report

U.S. sanctions imposed to punish Iran have cut demand as traders are scared to transact with Iran for fear of not getting paid as banks shy away from remitting money from the country. Read more

Tea Report

Sanctions have caused Iran’s currency to nosedive, unemployment to increase, and inflated prices for tea and sugar. Read more

Tea Report

Iran is beginning to feel the effects of renewed economic sanctions imposed by the United States and one of its first problems is adequate tea imports. Read more

Tea Report

Revitalizing Iran

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Iran is one of the world’s top tea-consuming nations. While most tea is imported, the government subsidizes growers and is nurturing the development of hand-processed specialty tea. Read more

Features

Iranian black teas possess a delicacy and nuanced flavor that evolves even after the tea is brewed. Read more

Features

The tea industry in Sri Lanka has been going through difficult times recently with a decline in tea exports due to decreased demands from the Middle East, Iran, and Russia. Read more

Tea Report

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