Commodities

Coonoor tea sale offer drops

P S SUNDAR Coonoor | Updated on January 13, 2018


A volume of 9.80 lakh kg has been catalogued for Sale No: 9 of the Coonoor Tea Trade Association auctions to be held on Thursday and Friday. .

Of this, 6.58 lakh kg belongs to leaf grades and 3.22 lakh kg, to dust grades. As much as 8.94 lakh kg belongs to the CTC variety and only 86,000 kg to the orthodox variety.

The proportion of orthodox teas continues to be low in both leaf and dust grades. In the leaf counter, only 52,000 kg belongs to orthodox while 6.06 lakh kg is CTC. Among the dusts, only 34,000 kg is orthodox while 2.88 lakh kg is CTC.

Homedale Estate’s Broken Orange Pekoe and Broken Orange Pekoe Fannings, auctioned by Global Tea Brokers, fetched ₹223 and ₹206, respectively, at the Leaf auctions.

Published on March 01, 2017

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