Jul 29, 2022

Price of raw tea leaves increased by 100% Featured

The Small Tea Estate Development Authority states that the price of tea leaves has increased by 100%.

Chairman of the Tea Smallholders Development Authority, Thushara Priyadarshana said that a few months ago, the price of a kilo of tea shoots was between Rs. 100 and 130.

He said that a special program is also in place to increase the quality of the tea harvest.

However, he noted that the price of a kilogram of raw tea leaves has exceeded Rs. 260.