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Tea companies moot for palm oil production in tea estates, approach ITA

"We have asked the Tea Board to see if we can grow palm in our estates and manufacture palm oil. We need a big area for this", Vivek Goenka, chairman of the ITA, said

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Avishek Rakshit  |  Kolkata 

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The Indian Tea Association (ITA) has approached the Tea Board of India to allow the tea plantation to manufacture palm oil in tea estate land. “We have asked the Tea Board to see if we can grow palm in our estates and manufacture palm oil. We need a big area for this”, Vivek Goenka, chairman of the ITA, said.



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First Published: Thu, December 19 2019. 20:02 IST