Volume comes down at Coonoor tea auction

A quantity of 20.03 lakh kg has been catalogued for Sale 31 of the auctions of Coonoor Tea Trade Affiliation to be held on Thursday and Friday.

This is as substantially as 1.forty one lakh kg much less than the present for very last week’s auction.

Of the eighteen.61 lakh kg made available, as substantially as seventeen.52 lakh kg belongs to CTC wide range and only 1.09 lakh kg to Orthodox wide range. In the leaf counter, only 73,000 kg belongs to Orthodox, while 13.24 lakh kg, CTC. Between the dusts, only 36,000 kg belongs to Orthodox, while 4.28 lakh kg, CTC. In all, 13.97 lakh kg belongs to Leaf grades and 4.sixty four lakh kg, Dust grades.

Between CTC teas from purchased leaf factories, Damaged Orange Pekoe of Homedale Estate, auctioned by World Tea Brokers, topped very last 7 days when Santhosh Tea Industries P Ltd purchased it for ₹294 a kg. Pinewood Estate adopted at ₹236, Crosshill Estate, Kannavarai and Vigneshwar Estate ₹222 every, Lakshmi Estate ₹221, Bellati Estate ₹220, Palmera Estate ₹217, Hittakkal estate ₹211 and Riverside Estate and Shanthi Supreme ₹201 every.

Quotations with the brokers indicated ₹97-115 a kg for basic Leaf grades and ₹185-236 for the finest grades. For basic Dust grades, they ranged ₹100-110 and for the finest grades, ₹170-two hundred.