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Đại Từ tea festival kicks off

Update: January, 04/2017 - 15:19
Đại Từ District is the largest district to grow tea in Thái Nguyên Province. — Photo nongnghiep.vn
Viet Nam News

THÁI NGUYÊN — The Đại Từ Tea Festival 2016 featuring a tea tasting night, music performance and the “Golden hand making tea” competition was held on Tuesday in Đại Từ District in the northern Thái Nguyên Province.

The annual festival is being held to promote tea products and Đại Từ tea to customers and to systematically create the Đại Từ tea brand. It is also an opportunity for businesses in the locality to connect and exchange producing, processing and consuming experiences, according to Vice Chairman of Đại Từ’s People’s Committee, Lê Thanh Sơn.

There were nearly 200 booths at the festival, with tea products and other products of the craft villages that locals had prepared for the Lunar New Year on display.

Đại Từ District is the largest district growing tea, with total area of more than 6,200ha and output of more than 57,000 tonnes of fresh tea buds per year, accounting for one-third of the province’s tea.

This is the fifth festival of its kind held in Thái Nguyên Province. The province, famous for its vast tea cultivation areas in Thái Nguyên City, Đồng Hỷ District and Đại Từ District, is ranked second in the country’s tea output, following Central Highlands’ Lâm Đồng Province. — VNS

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