Plantations (Tea, coffee, spices, rubber)

Sixty per cent of all wild coffee species are at the risk of extinction due to a deadly mix of climate change, deforestation and severe diseases, according to a study, raising concern over the future of the world’s most popular beverage.
Jan. 17, 2019, 3:54 p.m.
Publisher: thehindubusinessline.com

Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu Thurday said the government is developing a National Rubber Policy to address various issues concerning the sector.
Jan. 17, 2019, 3:50 p.m.
Publisher: thehindubusinessline.com

There is a significant drop of 2.80 lakh kg in the volume coming up for Sale No: 3 of the auctions of Coonoor Tea Trade Association to be held on Thursday and Friday over the offer of last week.
Jan. 16, 2019, 3:33 p.m.
Publisher: thehindubusinessline.com

In the verdant southern highlands of Ethiopia, coffee farmer Gafeto Gardo is thinking about calling time on an industry that has sustained families for generations.
Jan. 14, 2019, 8:39 p.m.
Publisher: in.reuters.com


The second Coonoor Tea Trade Association auctions of 2019 saw the average price rising to ₹100.15 a kg, the highest in four weeks.
Jan. 14, 2019, 3:54 p.m.
Publisher: thehindubusinessline.com

Spot rubber continued to rule unchanged on Thursday. RSS 4 closed steady at ₹125 a kg, according to traders and the Rubber Board. The market lost its direction amidst extremely dull volumes.
Jan. 10, 2019, 1:39 p.m.
Publisher: thehindubusinessline.com

The Coonoor Tea Trade Association’s 2019 auction opened on a happy note with as much as 90 per cent of the offer being absorbed despite the average price rising to ₹98.23 a kg at the first auction from ₹97.64 in the last auction of 2018 when only 78 per cent was absorbed.
Jan. 8, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
Publisher: thehindubusinessline.com

A volume of 17.82 lakh kg has been catalogued for the first auction of 2019 to be conducted by the Coonoor Tea Trade Association, which will conclude on Friday.
Jan. 3, 2019, 3:32 p.m.
Publisher: thehindubusinessline.com

Coffee exports from India declined 7.36 per cent on a year-on-year basis to 3.50 lakh tonnes in 2018 owing to a fall in shipment of Robusta and instant coffee varieties, according to the Coffee Board.
Jan. 3, 2019, 8:03 a.m.
Publisher: thehindubusinessline.com

Board’s directive to not pluck end-season teas, robust exports to lend some cheer to the sector.
Jan. 1, 2019, 3:59 p.m.
Publisher: thehindubusinessline.com