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A kg of tea sold at Rs 75000 in Guwahati tea auction centre

The tea was bought by Assam Tea Traders.

, ET Bureau|
Aug 13, 2019, 11.46 AM IST

A kilogram of Manohari Gold Tea commanded Rs 50,000 per kg.

GUWAHATI: Guwahati Tea Auction has created yet another International record as it sold a kg of tea at Rs. 75,000. The tea “Golden butterfly” is a speciality tea and is produced by the Dikon Tea Estate.

The tea was bought by Assam Tea Traders. Dinesh Bihani, Secretary Guwahati Tea Auction Buyers Association, said that “in the world of tea, this auction centre has created an image of a place where records are meant to be broken and history is meant to be re-written.”

He said GTAC is giving an opportunity to sellers who want to sell their tea at remunerative prices. Good tea is always in demand and buyers are always ready to pay a handsome price.

Recently, Guwahati Tea auction Centre witnessed 2 big records, when the Ortodox Golden Tea Tips fetched the highest price Rs 70,501 per kilogram. Prior to that, a kilogram of Manohari Gold Tea commanded Rs 50,000 per kg.

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