GUWAHATI: Famous and rare variety of tea from Assam, “MANOHARI GOLD TEA” has made a hat-trick of records which sold its Teas for Rs.75, 000 per kilogram, and once again created history at Guwahati Tea Auction Centre here on Thursday.
In 2018, “MANOHARI GOLD TEA” was sold for Rs.39, 001 per kilogram for the first time in history followed by Rs.50, 000 per kilogram in the next year.
This year, the Gold Tea was bought by “Vishnu Tea Company” with a highest bid of Rs.75, 000 per Kilogram, breaking all its previous records. The tea was purchased for their retail store, upcountry buyers and their eCommerce website, “www.9amtea.com”.
“Manohari Gold Tea”, is manufactured from the finest Second Flush Colonel tea buds which are hand plucked only during the dawn. Highly rich in antioxidants ‘MANOHARI GOLD TEA’ also offers aromatic, full-bodied, bright yellowish malty tea liquor to suit your taste buds perfectly.
Rajan Lohia, Director, Manohari Tea Estate, said, “this year, 2.5 Kilograms of Handmade Gold Tea was produced, out of which 1.2 Kilograms was sold in the auction and the remaining will be available at select outlets including GTAC lounge as demand for one of the rarest teas in the world continues to grow.”