TEHRAN, Iran, July 16
The price green leaves of tea has increased in Iran in the current Iranian year (started March 21,2021) by 47 percent compared to the last Iranian year (started March 20,2020), head of Iran Tea Organization Habib Jahansaz told Trend.
"The price of first grade green leaves of tea per kilo is 66,690 rials ( about $1.5) and the second grade green leaves of tea are sold for 47,800 rials (about $1.1) per kilo, " Jahansaz said.
"So far, all the green tea leaves were purchased from tea farmers based on approved price and 93,000 tons of green leaves of tea has been bought and 70 percent of the money has been paid already," he said.
"Following a meeting with tea farmers union and factories, the prices have been approved," he said.
"The price of green leaves of tea is declared at factories and shopping centers where tea farmers sell their products are aware of the prices," he added.