• Darjeeling Tea, identified as the ‘Champagne of Teas’, was the to start with Indian product or service to get the GI (Geographical Identification) tag in 2004 for its distinctive aroma and flavour.

  • Tea planters and business industry experts admit that the tea marketplace in Darjeeling has not recovered from the damage it incurred in 2017. Planters in Darjeeling say unless of course the Govt restricts the inflow of tea from Nepal, Darjeeling Tea can not be saved.

  • The Standing Committee of Parliament has proposed that the Govt “evaluate and revisit the Indo-Nepal Treaty for incorporating stringent demands for certificate of origin on tea imports from Nepal.”