Located in northeast India, the Assam Valley lies 120 miles east of Darjeeling on the border with China, Burma and Bangladesh. There are some absolutely outstanding teas grown in this region, which produces more than 700,000 kgs of tea annually.
The small Banaspaty Tea Estate is nestled in the hills of Karbi Anglong close to the Brahmaputra River. This century-old plantation produces 100% organic black tea and has been Fair Trade Certified since 1995. So what does Organic and FairTrade mean and why should we care?