All About Assam

There has been a lot of interest from you, our lovely tea drinkers, about the gardens we buy our tea from in Assam.

Located in the north-east of India, Assam is one of the World’s most famous tea producing regions. Assam covers the Brahmaputra valley which reaches from the Himalayas down to the Bay of Bengal. It’s one of the most biodiverse areas on the planet and home to some unique plants and animals, including rare orchids and the one-horned Indian rhino. It’s also one of the last wild habitats of the Asian Elephant. Due to increased environmental awareness and more sustainable tea growing methods, particularly for Organic tea gardens, local flora and wildlife is thriving.

The Importance of Transparency

Assam is, however, one of the poorest regions in the world and many people find employment within the tea industry.

Tea is a very labour intensive product to produce and workers are employed for tasks such as plucking, weeding, pruning and composting - as well as working in the factories to process the teas. More than 80% of tea pickers in Assam are women.

We believe that providing transparency on where we source our tea from will help build a more sustainable supply chain by empowering all stakeholders in the tea industry - from producers to workers to civil groups.

We recognise the size of the challenge but by sharing this information we hope to show how important it is for us to work only with progressive tea estates who look to improve the quality of life for their workers and their families.

Our Partner Gardens

1

Attareekhat

Length of Partnership

We've worked with Attareekhat since 2006

Address

McLeod Russel India Ltd.
PO: Attareekhat Udalguri, 784527
Assam, India

2

Borengajuli

Length of Partnership

We've worked with Borengajuli since 2006

Address

McLeod Russel India Ltd.
PO: Tongal-Khoirabari Rd, Dimakuchi, 784526
Assam, India

3

Harchurah

Length of Partnership

We've worked with Harchurah since 2006

Address

McLeod Russel India Ltd.
PO: Harchurah, 784001
Assam, India

4

Phulbari

Length of Partnership

We've worked with Phulbari since 2006

Address

McLeod Russel India Ltd.
PO: Balipara Sonitpur, 784101
Assam, India

5

Jalinga

Length of Partnership

We've worked with Jalinga since 2013

Address

Jalinga Tea Co. Pvt. Ltd.
PO: Rosekandi Grant Pt II, 788117
Assam, India

6

Jamguri

Length of Partnership

We've worked with Jamguri since 2014

Address

Ambootia Tea Group
PO: Oating, Golaghat, 785621
Assam, India

7

Sewpur

Length of Partnership

We've worked with Sewpur since 1999

Address

Chamong Tee Exports Pvt. Ltd.
PO: A.T.Road, Tinsukia, 786125
Assam, India

Tasting Notes

Heavy rainfalls and high humidity means that the soil in the Brahmaputra Valley is rich and fertile and is perfect for growing some of the best teas in the World. Only tea grown in the Brahmaputra Valley is truly Assam.

Assam tea is world-famous for its big, rich & malty character which makes it perfect for our signature Everyday tea blends.

Our assam teas

Organic Everyday Tea

Gold Tea

Fairtrade Everyday Tea

Organic Decaf Tea

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