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Andrew Yule fetches record price for Darjeeling tea

IANS  |  Kolkata 

State-run on Friday said it has sold about five kgs of premium Darjeeling at a record price of Rs 15,750 per kg to Box, an for the crop.

The company has been associated with the for the last three years.

"In its effort to meet the requirement of some European buyers, the wanted some exclusive from very selective sections of Mim Tea Estate in Darjeeling," a statement said.

"The tea that met their requirement was finally manufactured and they paid a premium price of Rs 15,750 a kg which is a record price for any tea sold by (this) company this season."

Company's said: "Our Mim tea estate at Darjeeling has over 50 hectares of organic plantation. The quality tea from here are premium and have niche markets in Japan, Middle East, Europe, the US and "

"Harrods" of and merchandises these tea, he added.



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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 19:22 IST