Tea production in the country is increasing every year. According to the data, tea production increased by 6.2 percent to 165.01 million kg in July 2023, compared to 155.29 million kg in the previous same period.
What do the figures say?
According to the latest Tea Board data, tea production in North India during July stood at 143.05 million kg, compared to 135.77 million kg in the previous corresponding period. Whereas in July the production in South India was 21.95 million kg, which was 19.52 million kg in the same period last year.
Small tea growers increased tea production
The percentage of production by small tea growers as a proportion of total quantity increased to 50.9 per cent in July 2023. Thus in the last same month of 2022 it was 50.2 percent.
Where was the maximum production
In North India, both the states of Assam and West Bengal have recorded the highest production in the last month i.e. July 2023. According to the data, the crop of premium Darjeeling variety was less by one million kg during July 2023, compared to 1.04 million kg in the previous corresponding period.