Ctm altromercato Darjeeling tea is of finest quality: it is grown on the hilly areas of the Indian Darjeeling region with the use of organic and biodynamic farming methods.
Harvesting and processing are hand made. The plucked leaves are withered for approximately 10 hours, rolled, spread on fermenting beds and left to ferment. The fermented leaves are dried and sifted with care.
Percentage of fair trade ingredients: 100%
Ambootia Tea Gardens -India: Ambootia plantations are situated at an altitude of 430 to 1350 metres. From the 791 hectares of the cultivable land, 350 hectares are employed for tea cultivation; the remaining land is used for vegetables, oranges, spices and for the reforestation programme. Ambootia Tea Gardens offers housing opportunities and medical services to its workers. The workers are organised in the Himalayan Plantation Worker’s Union. Ambootia is using organic and biodynamic farming methods.