Tea Variety from Arunachal auctioned at Rs 40,000 / kg



By: Express News Service | Guwahati |

Updated: August 24, 2018 2:46:51 hours


Tea Variety from Arunachal auctioned at Rs 40,000 / kg A kilo of Golden Needle of 1.1 kg of the tea plant Donyi Polo from Arunachal Pradesh was sold at Rs 40,000 per kg to Assam Tea Traders (Express Photo / Partha Paul / File)

A tea from a garden in Arunachal Pradesh was auctioned Thursday at the Guwahati Tea Auction Center (GTAC) with Rs 40,000 per kg and broke the record that was created by an Assam teaspoon that had been auctioned a month earlier. In July, an Assam tea-type story wrote after a sale of Rs 39,001 per kg at an auction – a price that the GTAC had claimed as the highest in the world at the time.

A piece of Golden Needle of 1.1 kg from the teahouse of Donyi Polo from Arunachal Pradesh was sold to Rs 40,000 per kg to Assam Tea Traders, one of the oldest tea shops in Guwahati, said Dinesh Bihani, secretary of the Guwahati Tea Auction Buyers Association .

"This type of special tea attracts more and more buyers and producers to come together and use the GTAC platform, and we hope that these special teas will bring us our faded glory into the world map," Bihani said in a statement.

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