Iran Tea Organization: over 100,000 tons of tea leaves purchased from farmers
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 11
By Elnur Baghishov - Trend:
As of October 9, 109,218 tons of tea leaves have been purchased from farmers in Iran, Chairman of the Iran Tea Organization Habib Jahansaz said, Mehr News Agency reported.
He said that 29,723 tons of first grade tea, 69,495 tons of second grade tea and 24,574 tons of dry tea were produced of the mentioned volume.
Jahansaz estimated the value of the produced tea at about $51 million, adding that about $38 million of this amount has been paid to farmers so far.