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If you’ve ever wanted to become a tea taster, you could probably learn a thing or two from Atanoo Baroowa. Mr. Baroowa sits down with us to discuss tasting, auctions and a whole lot more.
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Anuradha Anupkumar of The Times of India recently wrote an interesting piece called The Tale of The Tea Leaf. A good read for anyone wanting to get a quick overview of how the business of tea works in India — from plantation management to research, tasting and the auction system.
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If you’ve ever wondered how tea is bought and sold in India, this report from the BBC is a good introduction to how it all works. The article also highlights the ongoing modernisation debate within Indian tea circles. Note the resistance to the introduction of technology. “An auction is a bit like a football game […]
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