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Per Capita Tea Consumption Rises to 800 Grams

Tea Consumption Rising Globally | In London, the International Tea Committee revises the per capita benchmark globally to an average of 800 grams, noting a 113% increase in tea consumption during the past 20 years | Parcel Carriers Hike Rates as Delivery Demand Declines | Tea Drinkers Experience Lower Risk of Diabetes | PLUS Meet Padmanabhan Subramaniam, a remarkable tea farmer from the Nilgiris whose Facebook series “Knowledge Sharing is Caring” showcases farmers' successes and achievements.

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In London, the International Tea Committee revises the per capita benchmark globally to an average of 800 grams, noting a 113% increase in tea consumption during the past 20 years.

| Parcel Carriers Hike Rates as Delivery Demand Declines
| Tea Drinkers Experience Lower Risk of Diabetes

| PLUS Meet Padmanabhan Subramaniam, a remarkable tea farmer from the Nilgiris whose Facebook series “Knowledge Sharing is Caring” showcases farmers’ successes and achievements. Listen to the interview

Caption: ITC Chairman Ian Gibbs presents new benchmark at the North American Tea Conference on Sept. 27.

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