May 8, 2010

April 10, 2010

  • China

    French version of Robert Fortune’s secret tea travels…


    Vincent with the help of Nathalie and Barbara is finalising the french version of the booklet, CD of which has also been released by China CCTV now. We plan to circulate this widely to educate the consumers directly. 


April 3, 2010

  • India

    Darjeeling Club…


    Built in mid nineteenth century by tea planters for tea planters, this club in the landmark building in Darjeeling. Upkeep needs to be done but still a point of pride for us.  

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March 28, 2010

March 27, 2010

  • Korea

    Korea is going to be next step…


    In Foodex we met and then finally they arrived at our place on 26th March 2010. Korea is developing a taste for Indian black teas.


March 25, 2010

March 9, 2010

March 7, 2010

March 6, 2010

  • Japan

    Shimada was wonderful…

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    Tatsuo & Masa-aki guided me around Fujito tea factory in Kakegawa & tea museum in Shimada alongwith their own tea factory, where their mother makes super expensive hand made green teas called Temomi cha. Japan is the haven of tea. 

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March 3, 2010

  • Japan

    Foodex 2010 opens with a very hopeful note…


    It is a very big event involving food companies from all over the world. Indian embassy, Commerce Ministry, Indian Trade Promotion Organisation & Indian Tea Board are involved in the promotion of Indian goods. We are lucky to be here and are being helped by Lavinia Tea Co. represented by Mr. Matsuoka as well as Sohail bhai of VH Toorabally & Co., Osaka.