Tea in the news

Dire standards in the tea industry
Last week the World Bank confirmed standards in the industry remain dire as it published a report on the second biggest tea producer in India, a company almost 50% controlled by Tata, the giant Indian multinational that owns the Tetley Tea brand.
Find out more here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-37936349 
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