TANTEA- Tamilnadu Tea Plantation Corporation Limited (an undertaking of the State Government of Tamilnadu, India) A Vision that took root in 1968, to rehabilitate Sri Lankan repatriates trained in the fine art of tea culture. Since then the Company has grown manifold into a multi-million dollar industry and now reaching out to new markets at home and overseas.
TANTEA is one of the biggest Black Tea producer in India with high quality clonal tea plantations spread over nearly 4500 ha. in Nilgiris and Coimbatore districts of Tamilnadu and managed by 40 highly qualified professionals, more than 440 supporting staff and nearly 9000 workers.
TANTEA produces about 12 million kg of high grown clonal Tea in our eight state of art Tea Factories located within our plantations. About 80% of our production is of CTC Tea and the remaining is Orthodox. One of our orthodox factory has obtained ISO 9001 certification and the same is in process for other factories. We produce OP, BOP, FBOP, BOPF grades among the Orthodox teas and BP, BOPF, BOP, BPSM, RD, PD and SRD grades in CTC teas in large quantities for export.