India’s largest tea cooperative plans to enhance retail sales

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India’s largest tea cooperative federation, Indcoserve based out of Coonoor, has set its eyes on enhancing the share of its branded retail sales in the coming years. Commanding a network of 30,000 tea farmers in the Nilgiris hills in Tamil Nadu as well 16 local processing factories, the cooperative presently has an annual production capacity […]

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Frost bite troubles in India’s Nilgiri tea plantations

Low temperatures have caused frost bite at some tea plantations in the Nilgiris, according to tea growers in the region. Consequently, tea production is likely to be severely hit. Besides, untimely rains in November and December also retarded the growth of tea leaves. The Nilgiris Bought Leaf Tea Manufacturers’ Association said production had fallen by […]

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