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How climate change, cheaper tea imperil Darjeeling tea industry

Darjeeling: Climate change, recession in global markets, competition from tea varieties from Nepal, and the mismatch between production costs and its price have put the tea industry in Darjeeling at risk, an IndiaSpend ground report from the tea gardens has found. Known worldwide as the ‘champagne‘ of Indian teas, Darjeeling tea stands its own against teas from the […]