ILAM: Businessmen from third countries have started directly visiting organic tea processing factories in Ilam after the start of organic tea farming here. Traders from Germany, Great Britain, the US, Australia and other countries have started visiting Ilam to observe the organic tea cultivation and purchase organic tea. The market for Nepali organic tea is expanding in these countries. In this connection, a foreign business delegation led by German businessman Thomas Holtz, visited the Gorkha Tea Estate here on Tuesday. The delegation comprised a dozen businessmen from the UK and Australia. The members of the delegation inspected the organic tea farms in the district and observed the farming system. Organic tea produced in Ilam is exported to 150 countries.
Organic tea factories
Published: 05:12 am Apr 07, 2010