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The Champagne of Tea. This catchy moniker has long been used to describe Darjeeling’s cachet in the tea world. However, it is becoming abundantly clear that a lot more than an attractive slogan is required if Indian tea is to remain viable in what has become an ultra-competitive global tea industry. Tea in India has […]

In a remarkable role reversal, the UK (more specifically, Taylors of Harrogate) is seeking out Indian planters to help them establish their very own tea gardens! Yes, in the UK. So with a bit of patience, luck and advice from India, in a few years time ‘Yorkshire Tea‘ really will come from Yorkshire! [via: The […]

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.

Our latest interview features Anand Mandapaka. Anand is a former Indian hockey star, a doting husband and the father of two lovely girls. He also happens to be a technologist on a mission to revive India’s tea industry. Join us as we chat with Anand about how technology can push the Indian tea industry forward. […]

Photo courtesy Flickr user sk_vel India is hoping that Azadirachta indica will prove to be a miracle for the tea industry. Before we get into the specifics of why, the scientific name of the Neem tree is interesting – it’s actually derived from Persian. Azad: Free Dirakht: Tree i – Hind: Of India Literally, the […]