Global Tea Forum Makes a Splendid Return

Panels explored tea production, trade, logistics, innovation, and sustainability

Tea News for the week ending April 28

| The Global Dubai Forum Makes a Splendid Return
DMCC Executive Chairman and CEO Ahmed bin Sulayem commits to a biennial schedule for future conferences

| South India Planters Name 18 Golden Tea Leaf India Award Winners

| Indian Tea Association Presses for a Tea Price Floor Indexed to Rising Production Costs Borne by Smallholders and Made Leaf Producers

PLUS This week, Tea Biz discusses a range of revealing consumer trends and beverage insights with Siân Edwards, Group Insights Manager at Finlays. She says the outlook for the beverage industry is positive, with consumers making good choices for the planet and themselves.

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Dubai Remains World’s Top Tea Re-Exporter

A five-year pandemic-forced hiatus lent this year’s gathering of tea executives the atmosphere of a reunion on April 25-27. Three hundred attendees got reacquainted with each other and the impressive expansion of services at the Dubai Multi Commodities Center (DMCC).  

Director of Agri Commodities Saeed Al Suwaidi, named to the post in January 2022, said that the DMCC Tea Center played a major role in positioning Dubai as the world’s largest re-exporter of tea.

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