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  • Encephalitis and dengue awareness drive in SMC Ward No-25 Siliguri

    Sir, Ward no-25 of  SMC siliguri organised a program today for awarness of  Encephalitis ... read more[+]
    Date: 2014-08-09
  • BLOOD DONATIOON CAMP BY A SMALL TEA BROKING FIRM, SILIGURI

    Sir, An Upcoming Tea Broking House, Good Point Tea Pvt. Ltd .at sevoke road , siliguri organized ... read more[+]
    Date: 2014-07-19
  • INVITATION FOR 25Th EXECUTIVE BOARD INSTALLATION CEREMONY

    Dear Lion Friends, It gives me pleasure to let you know that my club, Lions Club Of Siliguri Terai ... read more[+]
    Date: 2014-06-26
  • Blood Cancer Free Medicine

      Dear friends Medicine for Blood Cancer has been found !! Please don't delete this ... read more[+]
    Date: 2014-05-17
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Tea facts

‚ÄčThe Irish are the world's largest individual consumers, each person on an average consuming 3.2 Kg per annum, or 5 cups a day.

Experienced tea pickers collect up to 30Kgs (70 pounds) of tea a day by hand.

One tea bush will produce tea for at least 50 years.

It takes years for tea to grow on land where lightning has struck or humans have lived.

A Kg.(2.2pounds) of tea will yield more than 400 cups of brewed tea.

India consumed 777 million kg of Tea in 2006

In Darjeeling 100kg of green leaf yields only 20kg of product after processing. Of this only 10kg is top quality (FTGFOP - fine tipped golden flowery orange pekoe)

 

TEA SUPERSTITION

BELIEVE IT OR NOT

If two women should pour from the same pot, one of them will have a baby within a year.

Two teaspoons accidentally placed together on a saucer, points to a wedding or a pregnancy.