Following the success of the seventeen editions of “The Golden Leaf India Awards: Southern Tea Competition” – and recognizing the need to continue the Competition as a process to sustain the quality renaissance of the South Indian Tea Industry, UPASI jointly with Tea Board of India is organizing the Eighteenth Edition of the competition.
The date and venue for the screening is tentatively as under:
The overall format of the competition remains broadly the same. Technical analysis will be carried out for the qualifying entries only. The estate/factory participating in the competition should ensure a minimum lot size of 1.5 ton for Organic Tea and Green Tea, 2 tons for the Orthodox category and a minimum of 3 tons for the CTC category. However, for the factories participating in the Bought Leaf Segment, the overall quantity back-up will be one ton for Orthodox tea and two tons for CTC teas.
We send herewith the Rules & Procedures for the competition along with the application form. Members are requested to inform us before 11th February 2023 about their interest in joining the competition along with the requisite application form and entry fee indicating the number of entries participating in the competition.