Nepal tea getting sold as costly Darjeeling tea

Price of Darjeeling variety rose to Rs 1,273 per kg last week due to supply hit leading to influx of duty-free Nepalese tea

Darjeeling tea has turned almost four times costlier in a year, with the average price Rs 1,273 per kg last week, an rising to escalation that traders blamed on the ongoing political unrest in the hills which has hit supplies of the commodity.

Traders said the price rise has also led to an influx of Nepalese tea, which is being sold as Darjeeling t ..

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