Thursday, July 13, 2006
Description from the web site of Gillanders Arbuthnot & Co. Ltd. - Tea Division
Welcome to Gillanders Arbuthnot & Co. Ltd. - Tea Division: "Jutlibari Tea Estate
Tea DivisionThe Jutlibari tea estate has already earned international fame. It has not only bagged the coveted Tea Board awards several times but also the “Arch of Europe Gold Star” awards for excellence in quality at the international level. The estate can produce both CTC and Orthodox varieties of tea. The Orthodox variety is primarily exported to Germany.
Jutlibari is located just 8 Km. From Duliajan in Tingi Circle of Dibrugarh district in Assam. In order to further improve the quality of tea, older sections of the garden have been replaced with high yielding variety of clones. A meticulously planned water management project has kept the water logging level in the tea estate under control. The estate has a total grant area of 707.47 hectares and produces 1.07 million kgs of tea annually."