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How Gorkhaland Protests are Affecting the Supply of Darjeeling Tea.

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How Gorkhaland Protests are Affecting the Supply of Darjeeling Tea.

  With strikes and riots currently unfolding across West Bengal, India, tea companies across the world are finding their supply of Darjeeling tea severely affected. The current unrest in the otherwise idyllic Indian Himalayan foothills has meant that the production of one of the most valued and expensive teas has come to a grinding halt worldwide.    What is Darjeeling Tea?  Darjeeling tea, also known as the ‘Champagne of teas’, originates from the Darjeeling district of West Bengal, India. Prised for its delicate taste and floral aroma, Darjeeling tea is available in black, green, white and oolong.  Tea bushes have...

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