West Bengal Garden
Andrew Yule & Company Limited is a 155 years old multi divisional public sector conglomerate under the Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprise, Govt. of India. The Company has various business portfolios, of which Tea Plantation & manufacture is the core business. The Company's registered office is in Kolkata. The Tea Division of the Company produces more than 12 million kilos of quality CTC, Orthodox & Green Tea from its 15 premium Tea Plantations spread over the prime tea growing areas of Darjeeling, Assam & Dooars of North Eastern India.
The style & type of tea manufactured are CTC, quality Orthodox from Assam & Dooars, alongwith some Superfine Green Teas from Dooars. The Darjeeling estate Mim makes very distinctive quality Organic & Conventional Orthodox Tea. The CTC manufacture of both Assam & Dooars are well known for its quality. Additionally the estates in Assam are ISO certified & complies to Rainforest Alliance Standard & Trustea Code. All the fours estates of Dooars are ISO & Trustea Certified. The lone Darjeeling Tea Estate- Mim is ISO certified, UTZ Certified & complies to Rainforest Alliance standard.
All the Group Tea Estates of Andrew Yule & Company Limited are within the Top 30 Batting Order of the District in terms of the average rate fetched in the auction. The countries where the tea has been exported includes Georgia, USA, Germany, Canada, UK & Ireland.
Mim Tea Estate, is a well known quality mark amongst discerning Darjeeling Tea drinkers worldwide. The single blends of this estate when properly brewed yields thin-bodied, light orange coloured liquor with floral delicate aroma. The flavour also displays a tinge of astringent tannic characteristic, and a musky spiciness often referred to by tea connoisseurs as "muscatel". Mim also produces some exquisite Specialty Teas like Oolong, Handrolled, Pearl, Moondrop, White, Green & Flower Tea which fetches attractive prices both in the export & domestic market.