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30 / 08 / 2019

THE NEWTIMES //

RWANDA

Indian firm to invest up to $30m in Rwanda tea

Luxmi Tea has announced it will invest between $28 million and $30 million in Rwanda over the next 10 years, making it the first Indian firm to set up a Greenfield project..

Julius Bizimungu //  Read Article

12 / 08 / 2019

THE East African //

RWANDA

Rwanda tea price higher than Kenya’s at auction

Rwanda’s tea is selling at premium rates at the Mombasa Tea Auction, overshadowing price offers on Kenyan produce as international buyers focus on quality..

GEORGE OMONDI //  Read Article

29 / 07 / 2019

FIRST POST //

TRIPURA

Speciality tea: Tripura set to scale up white tea production..

Planters in Tripura are going in for full-scale production of the ‘costly and delicate’ variety of white tea.White tea is minimally processed and is harvested even before the plants..

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA //  Read Article

19 / 01 / 2019

YORKSHIRE POST //

GISOVU

Why Yorkshire Tea is promoting cricket in Rwanda

After a two-hour drive along a rutted and potholed road, lies the remote Gisovu tea estate high in the hills of Rwanda. A little over a year ago, the plantation’s workers..

BETTYS & TAYLORS //  Read Article

25 / 09 / 2018

BBC TRAVEL //

MAKAIBARI

India’s rare tea picked under a full moon

On the slopes of the Himalayas, workers at the world’s first biodynamic tea farm wait patiently until the planets align to pick India’s most expensive tea..
  

KALPANA PRADHAN //  Read Article

16 / 09 / 2018

LA NACION //

MAKAIBARI

En busca del té perfecto: una odisea en tren y jeep a Darjeeling

Los monzones están al acecho. En Varanasi hacen 46 grados. Tolero mejor el calor que el frío, pero mi cadencia no puede ser la misma que si estuviera en un invierno finlandés..

Esteban Feune de Colombi //  Read Article

23 / 04 / 2015

THE LUXE CAFE //

MAKAIBARI

The King of Tea-Times
  

Makaibari signature tea—Silver Tips Imperial is the benchmark for others in the industry to emulate, and it is the symbol for the pursuit of excellence..
  

Shabnam Srivastava //  Read Article

15 / 09 / 2014

DAILYMAIL ONLINE //

MAKAIBARI

Rare tea picked every 108 years on a full moon night..

It’s been described as the Holy Grail for tea connoisseurs - and a cup will set you back £5. The pricey brew comes from India’s Darjeeling Makaibari Tea Estate..

ANUCYIA VICTOR //  Read Article

15 / 09 / 2014

TIMES OF INDIA //

MAKAIBARI

Makaibari cuppa for cognac price

Kolkata : A special lot of handcrafted tea from the 155-year-old Makaibari Tea Estate in Kurseong sold recently for $1850(around ₹ 1.11 lakh) a kg, thus becoming the most expensive..
  

UDIT PRASANNA MUKHERJI //  Read Article

06 / 05 / 2014

HINDUSTAN TIMES //

MAKAIBARI

Brazil to kick off World Cup mornings with Darjeeling tea

Though India will be nowhere near the playing arena in Brazil during the World Cup, tea from the famous Darjeeling garden of Makaibari will kick off the mornings for the players..
  

ARPIT BASU //  Read Article

02 / 07 / 2008

THE TELEGRAPH//KOLKATA

MAKAIBARI

Olympics end tea break
  

A consignment of Makaibari green tea will leave tomorrow for guests at the Beijing Olympics. With the bandh in the hills temporarily suspended, Darjeeling tea gardens have rushed to send their consignments to Calcutta for export..

SANJAY MADAL //  Read Article

25 / 04 / 2008

TIME//

MAKAIBARI

Makaibari Tea Estate
  

If Darjeeling is the champagne of teas, Makaibari is the Krug or Henri Giraud. At the 677-hectare Makaibari Tea Estate nestled in the eastern Himala- yes, you not only taste the finest of its aromatic, amber brews, but experience tea..

MADHUR SINGH //  Read Article

14 / 10 / 2007

THE NEW YORK TIMES //

MAKAIBARI

Hi Tea, India Style

The Himalayas rose almost out of nowhere. One minute the Maruti Suzuki hatchback was cruising the humid plains of West Bengal, palm trees and clouds obscuring the hills to come….

MATT GROSS //  Read Article

10 / 12 / 2006

THE NEW YORK TIMES //

MAKAIBARI

The Best of India, One Cup at a Time

The cool, fertile foothills of the Indian Himalayas grow some of the world’s most prized teas. The region is also one of the most inaccessible in the world — 7,000…..
  

MATT GROSS //  Read Article

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