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Tea Auction Centre has set-up a premium tea lounge at its premises in Guwahati

This tea lounge has come up because of sustained effort of Ravi Capoor, Chairman GTAC, said Barkakoty

, ET Bureau|
Jun 24, 2019, 09.48 PM IST
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This tea lounge is promoted by all the stakeholders of GTAC along with Tea Board of India, Assam Tourism, North Eastern Council (NEC) and Industries & Commerce Department of Government of Assam.
The lounge will be inaugurated by the Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal. A decision to set-up a tea lounge was taken in a meeting of GTAC chaired by its Chairman Ravi Capoor who is also Additional Chief Secretary Industries & Commerce, Government of Assam.

"Tea connoisseurs from different parts of the world will have the opportunity to taste and buy different varieties of exquisite Assam tea", said Dinesh Bihani, Secretary of Guwahati Tea Auction Buyers Association and Chairman of the GTAC Tea Lounge Trust.

"This lounge will sell single estate origin teas made by tea producers only. Teas produced from camellia sinensis will only be allowed to be sold through this lounge", said Bidyananda Barkakoty, Adviser of North Eastern Tea Association (NETA) and a trustee of the tea lounge.

This tea lounge has come up because of sustained effort of Ravi Capoor, Chairman GTAC, said Barkakoty

This lounge will be a one stop destination to buy garden fresh and authentic Assam tea. There will be two sections in the lounge - one section will have 40 seating capacity where one can drink different varieties of tea - CTC, Orthodox, Green, White, Purple, Yellow, Oolong, certified organic etc. One can buy different varieties of tea in the second section.

This lounge will also provide information on tea tourism facilities in Assam.

This tea lounge is promoted by all the stakeholders of GTAC along with Tea Board of India, Assam Tourism, North Eastern Council (NEC) and Industries & Commerce Department of Government of Assam.

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