Tea output inside the Nilgiris down 22% in two months by admin- Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 07:50:02 AM
February turned into a low cropping month for tea in the South, specially in The Nilgiris, the biggest tea growing district within the peninsula.
Tea companies inside the district have informed the Tea Board that their output in February dropped to zero.73 million kg (mkg) from 1.05 mkg in February 2020, marking a decline of 30.Forty seven in keeping with cent.
Compared to the average manufacturing of zero.91 mkg for the month as measured by the 5-yr common, the output has fallen by way of 19.Seventy eight per cent.
The cumulative output in the two months has fallen to 1.50 mkg from 1.92 mkg in January-February 2020, marking a decline of 21.88 consistent with cent.
Compared to the normal manufacturing of one.Sixty nine mkg as measured by way of the five-12 months suggest for the two months, the production has declined by way of eleven.24 in step with cent.