Monday, 29 November 2021 02:50 GMT

Tea production in Iran increases 25 percent in 1st 5 months of 2021

(MENAFN) IRIB quoted Head of Iran's Tea Organization (ITO) Habib Jahansaz as saying that tea production in Iran rose 25 percent in the first five months of the current Iranian year.

Jahansaz further stated that “The 25-percent increase in tea production in the country indicates that the market has the capacity to boost production and shows an increase in the general popularity of Iranian tea.”

To this point, 114,445 tons of tea leaves valued at 6.5 trillion rials (about USD154.7 million) were purchased from the country’s tea farmers, 51 percent of that was high quality first grade product, he further declared.

The government has so far settled 75 percent of its dues to the tea farmers, the official added.

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