Nepal tea

Festival Builds Momentum for Nepal Tea Trade

KATHMANDU, Nepal Nepal signed several national initiatives last week that will further open the landlocked nation to trade. These include a new rail line linking Kathmandu to India, opening inland waterways essential to moving bulk products, and normalizing cross-border commerce. The third Nepal International Tea Festival concluded Sunday with a boost in momentum for...

Nepal Tea’s Kickstarter Campaign Exceeds Goal

Nepal Tea is a certified organic specialty tea supplier that helps improve the lives of Nepali tea farmers and children. Founded in 2016, the Jersey City, New Jersey-based company recently implemented a Kickstarter campaign to grow its social project. Founder Nishchal Banskota and Sashreek Shrestha created the campaign and set the fundraising goal at...

Nepal Earthquake Leaves Tea Industry Largely Unscathed

ILAM, Nepal Nepal’s tea gardens and factories emerged largely unscathed following a week of earthquakes estimated to have killed at least 10,000 Nepalese. Except in Sindhupalchowk, there were minimal injuries and little damage to Nepal’s tea industry, according to traders, growers and HIMCOOP, a tea co-operative. The word is less encouraging from downtown Kathmandu...