Tea From Dibrugarh Sold For Rs 1.15 Lakh: Specialty tea from Assam’s Dibrugarh district was sold for Rs 1.15 lakh per kg at a private auction on December 16.
Tea From Dibrugarh Sold For Rs 1.15 Lakh
It is mentioned Manohari Gold Tea fetched the price at an auction on private portal Tea Inntech, Rajan Lohia of Manohari Tea Estate said.
“Due to the cap of Rs 1 lakh per kg set by the Tea Board India at Guwahati Tea Auction Centre (GTAC), we had to sell this batch through private auction this year,” Rajan Lohia said.
He further claimed this is the highest price fetched for tea at such auctions anywhere. One kilogram of the specialty tea was bought by RK Tea Sales.
Tea from the Manohari brand, especially its gold variety, had been fetching high prices at the GTAC over the years, setting new records in the process.