Tea Harvesting

Tea Harvesting Tea Harvesting

Picking fresh tea leaves has commenced in the two northern provinces of Gilan and Mazandaran, said Mohammad Vali Rouzbehan, head of Iran Tea Organization (ITO). Nearly 67% of the harvesting cost is met by the government and 33% by tea factories, IRNA reported.  The government has also increased “guaranteed purchase price” of green leaves by 21% compared to the previous year (ended March 21), to maintain domestic agricultural production.