October 24, 2016: The diversity and richness of Indian culture is aptly represented by the variety of cuisines across the country, enriched further by the interplay of different spices. The capital played host to an elite gathering comprising 18 chefs of Heads of State for the Annual General Assembly of 'Le Club des Chefs des Chefs' (CCC). The delegate list included the personal chefs to US President Barack Obama, Queen Elizabeth II of UK, Francois Hollande, President, France and Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada.
August 20, 2016: Tea exports from India reached 42.06 million kg during April-June, 2016 a growth of 2.56% year-on-year. In value terms, the performance was even better – exports rose by 14% year-on-year to reach Rs 856.57 crore during the same quarter.
July 31, 2016: Tea Board has embarked on a major initiative towards grading and supporting all the 1,421 tea gardens in the country. This will lead to a ranking system of these tea gardens and also initiatives to support low-ranking gardens through better management practices and measures to improve output.
September 09, 2015: The Tea Board of India will be showcasing the best of Indian teas at the World Tea & Coffee Expo (WTCE) being organised from October 1-3, 2015. The event will be held at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon, Mumbai. Some of the major Indian players participating in the pavilion are Golden Tips Tea, Simla Tea Co Ltd and Makaibari Tea.
August 19, 2015: A delegation of tea exporters, merchant exporters and auctioneers will be attending the World Food Moscow from September 14-17, 2015.
July 22, 2015: The iconic Makaibari tea from Darjeeling is planning an entry into the Dubai market. For the purpose, it has initiated talks with Bateel, which is an upmarket luxury food chain in Dubai.
July 20, 2015: Darjeeling tea ranks high in the minds of connoisseurs across the world as the Champagne among teas. Within the domestic market, on the other hand, Darjeeling tea has mostly been popular in the eastern part of India.
January 01, 2015: The Plant Protection Code (PPC) has been introduced in India by the Tea Board on January 1, 2015. The code lays out a set of guidelines to regulate the chemical inputs that are deployed in cultivating tea, in order to ensure that the end product is safe and healthy.
November 10, 2014: An Indian tea planter based in Coonoor has come up with a novel pilot project proposal, which, according to him, has the potential to bring down the usage of chemical fertilisers in tea cultivation by half and double the yield.