A rare variety of Assam tea called Manohari Gold Tea has been sold for a record-high price of Rs. 1 Lakh per kg.
Popularly referred to as Manohari Gold Specialty Tea, this special variety of tea was purchased by city-based tea trader Vishnu Tea Company,
his price is the highest this year and the tea was auctioned at a center in Jorhat.
An immersive journey into the fascinating realm of the world-famous Assam Tea at one of the state's most historic estates proves an eye-opening experience for a recent tea-drinking convert.
Tea growers in Assam are losing the 'First Flush' production as rainfall in winter months is decreasing and becoming almost nil over the year.
Assam can emerge as the only place in the world after Kenya to become a producer of purple tea.