McLeod flavour for Luxmi

The Telegraph  |  Jun, 2018
Luxmi Tea has picked up four gardens – located in the Moran area of Assam’s Dibrugarh – from McLeod Russel for a consideration of Rs 141 crore.
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Ian Wood’s charity brews up profit for African tea farmers

The Times  |  Feb, 2018
The Wood Foundation Africa has been working in east Africa since 2012 and has had a dramatic effect on the rural economy. It is estimated that 60,000 small farmers have seen their incomes treble.
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In a first, Makaibari registers harvest of tea leaves in winter

Livemint  |  Jan, 2018
Kolkata: This Christmas, Sanjay Das, manager of Makaibari tea estate in Darjeeling district, had a special gift for his boss, Rudra Chatterjee. Over almost three days, workers at the estate had collected 50kg of tea leaves days ahead of Christmas—a first for this time of the year when bushes typically fall asleep.
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Rudra Chatterjee: Steeped in the past

Livemint  |  Oct, 2017
If you are invested in carpet-making, it’s time you realized that the business is approaching sunset. You need not panic just yet though. It isn’t immediately clear how many years stand between now and the inevitable, but you better brace for the end, says Rudra Chatterjee, chairman of Obeetee.
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New Indian Rugs: Works of Art You Can Walk On

The Wall Street Journal  |  Mar, 2017
Couture fashion designer Tarun Tahiliani, called the Oscar de la Renta of India, distills historical themes into modern, luxurious rugs like none we’ve ever seen.
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Makaibari cuppa for cognac price

Times Of India  |  Sep, 2014
Kolkata: A special lot of handcrafted tea from the 155-year-old Makaibari Tea Estate in Kurseong sold recently for $1850 (around Rs 1.11 lakh) a kilo, thus becoming the most expensive Indian tea ever sold.
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