Kavita Kanan Chandra
Most of India wakes up to tea. The humble tea, however, has remained confined to homes and streets. While there has been a proliferation of coffee culture in the country, there hasn’t really been a cool place to have a tea drinking experience. Not any longer. The high caffeine attributed to coffee and carbonated drinks has seen the health-conscious millennials turning to the good old tea, which has emerged as a flavourful wellness drink in its various permutations and combinations. The tea has finally got its rightful place in a traditionally tea-drinking nation, which is the second largest tea producer in the world after China. The Goldstein Research analyst forecast has predicted that the Indian tea industry is likely to reach $1billion by 2025.