Nepal’s Specialty Tea Evolution

Barbote, Nepal Orthodox tea production by Nepalese smallholders started just 44 years ago when 41 farmers located on the periphery of Ilam joined the Nepal Tea Development Corporation (NTDC), recalls third-generation grower Narendra Kumar Gurung. His grandfather, who founded one of the first gardens in Barbote,

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1 thought on “Nepal’s Specialty Tea Evolution

  1. This deep look article got my big interest to take a visit of Nepal some day, thanks Dan.

    However from the “Drying Silver Needle” picture in the post, seems the tea making philosophy and craft has big space for improvement. As a Chinese tea producer, maybe there is a chance in Nepal for me too.

    Keep going!

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