Rare variety of Assam’s ‘Manohari Gold Tea’ sold for Rs 50,000 per kg in public auction
Updated: July 31, 2019 17:42 pm
A special and rare variety of tea from Assam ‘Manohari Gold Tea’ has fetched its highest price in the public auction. A kilogram of Assam’s ‘Manohari Gold Tea’ was sold for Rs 50,000 per kg at the Guwahati Tea Auction Centre on Tuesday. It shattered the record for tea at public auction. The tea was purchased by Saurabh Tea Traders of Guwahati to meet the demand from buyers in other parts of the country. The highest previous price fetched at public auction for tea is thought to be Rs 40,000 a kilo last year for the Golden Needle variety from the Donyi Polo Tea Estate in Arunachal Pradesh.