New brew: Tata group's Amalgamated Plantations to enter tea tourism

'Any additional revenue stream welcome,' says the company that has estates in several states


Assam allows 5 per cent of tea plantation land to be used for other purposes

Ishita Ayan Dutt Kolkata
Amalgamated Plantations Private Limited (APPL), an associate company of Tata Consumer Products and India’s second-largest tea producer, plans to use its estates for tourism.

APPL will test the waters with three estates in Assam and consider its property in Dooars, North Bengal. The company has 21 estates in Assam and four in Dooars. “We have filed an application for the grant from the Assam government to develop three bungalows in our Assam estates. Once it gets the go-ahead, we will tie up with a partner. And if it does well, we can replicate the model in more estates,” said

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First Published: Jan 19 2023 | 1:50 PM IST

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