Makaibari bags best ever price for first flush tea at Rs 19363 a kg

KOLKATA : A special 5kg pack of handcrafted Darjeeling tea from iconic Makaibari tea estate in Kurseong has fetched the best ever price for any first flush tea at $302 (Rs 19363) a kilo at a private sale on April 26. The unique tea variety of 155-year-old iconic garden was bought by Makaibari Japan, an independent firm run by Yoko Ishi who exclusively buys Makaibari tea.
Legendary tea planter and Makaibari chairman Rajah Banerjee described this tea as a “very .

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