Volume dips at Coonoor tea auctions due to unfavourable weather

For sale 29 of the auctions of Coonoor Tea Trade Affiliation to be held on Thursday and Friday soon after the Bakrid holidays in several nations around the world, a volume of 23.eighty four lakh kg is staying supplied.

This is as a great deal as 1.twenty lakh kg fewer than the give for last week’s auctions.

The decreased give is claimed to be mainly because of a tumble in creation arising from unfavourable climate problems. “The existing climate is not conducive for good quality creation of large quantity tea,” Ramesh Chander, President, The Nilgiris Tiny Tea Growers’ Affiliation instructed BusinessLine.

“There has been large wind for the previous 10 times which has designed the tea leaves seem like paper with no the a great deal-necessary juice. This will influence the good quality of the created tea. With no sunshine for some times now and the greater part of compact growers engaged in ‘Devahabba’ local competition of the Baduga neighborhood last 7 days, we anticipate a twenty for each cent tumble in tea creation till August end,” he claimed.

Of the 23.eighty four lakh kg supplied for this week’s auctions, as a great deal as 22.65 lakh kg belongs to CTC selection and only 1.19 lakh kg orthodox selection. In the leaf tea counter, only seventy eight,000 kg belongs to orthodox even though 17.forty one lakh kg, CTC. Among the dust tea, only forty one,000 kg belongs to orthodox even though 5.24 lakh kg, CTC. In all, 18.19 lakh kg belongs to Leaf grades and 5.65 lakh kg, Dust grades.

The inexperienced tea from Pascoes Woodlands, auctioned by Paramount Tea Internet marketing (SI) P Ltd, topped the auctions last 7 days when Shree Ganesh Tea Trading Firm purchased it for ₹305 a kg. Among CTC teas, Homedale Estate’s Damaged Orange Pekoe Fanning grade, auctioned by World-wide Tea Brokers, topped when Tea Solutions India Pvt Ltd purchased it for ₹297 a kg.

Quotations with the brokers indicated ₹75-77 a kg for simple Leaf grades and ₹156-198 for the finest grades. For simple Dust grades, they ranged ₹77-eighty four and for the finest grades, ₹174-216.