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Factories Buy 9,700 Tons of Fresh Tea Leaves

Factories Buy 9,700 Tons of Fresh Tea Leaves Factories Buy 9,700 Tons of Fresh Tea Leaves

Tea processing factories have bought about 9,700 tons of fresh tea leaves worth 260 billion rials (more than $6.19 million) from farmers in northern Iran following the spring harvest of the crop, Kheirollah Amiri, an official with Iran Tea Organization, said.
Tea undergoes three harvests a year: the spring harvest that starts in late April, the second in summer begins early June and the last one is in autumn and starts late September.
According to Mohammad Vali Rouzbehan, the head of Iran Tea Organization, Iranian tea is 100% natural and pesticide-free, ISNA reported.
“Tea in Iran is cultivated in the northern provinces of Gilan and Mazandaran.
 

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