Month: October 2014

Month: October 2014

India’s Tea Industry Urged to Fund Research
October 12, 2014 Industry News Dan Bolton

KOLKATA, India — Government financed tea research centers have done the heavy lifting in basic plant science and more recently in developing drought resistant cultivars but the tea industry has to take on greater responsibility in research according to . Additional Secretary Rajani Ranjan Rashmi with India’s Union Commerce Ministry, told delegates attending the 131st

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Tata Agrees to Eco-Friendly Plant Protection
October 6, 2014 Data World Tea News

, the second largest tea company in the world, announced last week that it will comply with Greenpeace recommendations to no longer use chemical pesticides on tea grown in India. The company, which markets several teas in North America, including Tetley, the number two brand by volume, announced its will rely on eco-friendly bio-pesticides, biological

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