Author Archives: Pullock Dutta

WHO Encourages Tea Drinking for a New Generation

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka In 1989 the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced that one key to human longevity is “more tea and less smoking.” Two decades later, the United Nations once again has called upon the tea industry to focus on the health benefits of tea ― this time to attract a younger generation to...

India White Tea Production Expands to Assam

By Pullock Dutta JORHAT, Assam The best-known gardens in India producing white tea are in Darjeeling in the far north and in the southern Nilgiri Mountains. Taking an inspiration from the royal Chinese tradition, Raj Barooah, director of Aideobari Tea Estate is developing unique white teas in Assam. His teas are modeled on the...