Darjeeling harvest

2017 Darjeeling Protests: A Timeline

Darjeeling is a district in the foothills of India’s Himalayan mountains in the state of West Bengal. The region is famous for producing that nation’s most valued tea, so when tea workers decided to walk off the job earlier this year and bring tea production to a halt, the tea industry watched with anxiety....

Darjeeling’s Dry Spell Ends Just in Time for Harvest

After a long winter dry spell, widespread rainfall has brought delight to tea planters in sub-Himalayan West Bengal including Darjeeling, one of the highest tea-producing regions of the country, reports India’s The Economic Times. The rains are expected to give a heavy boost to the quality and quantity of the first flush. Per Indian...