Over the Teacups

Giving Voice to the Tea Industry

Tea India Notes

Did you know that the biggest buyer of tea from India is Russia? And the second largest buy of tea from India is Kazakhstan? Kazakhstan has a market size of 24 million kilograms per annum, and India meets almost half of this demand. During a visit by the Tea Board of India, major Indian tea exporters and importers will put up an exhibition and hold a tea-tasting session for the general public during the visit.

Elephants in the Tea Garden

A herd of angry elephants from neighbouring forest wreaked havoc on a tea garden in Nagrakata block in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal on Wednesday.

Tea Prices Fluid in 2010

Just as the good news that tea prices may stabilize in 2010, in comes cold water to douse our hopes. Tea importers into the USA are attempting to soften the impact to consumers. Tea prices will more than likely have a significant increase in 2010.