Specialty Assam green tea fetches whopping price
Summary: ""The tea market has been changing across the world and it is high time India must start producing high value tea like China and other international players. "However, making the high value tea is alone not sufficient but we also need to know how to market the product. "Because of mismatch in demand and supply for CTC teas, we had decided to set up an exclusive factory for manufacturing 'Green Tea'," said Bidyananda Barkakoty, owner of Mahalaxmi Tea Estate. "India's total tea production last year was 1,250 million kg out of which Assam produced about 650 million kg. "Rajiv K. Puri, Chairman, Parcon (India) Pvt Ltd, said: "The factory is well equipped and the cultivars are suitable for manufacturing high quality teas.