Cup of tea/ Representational Image
Cup of tea/ Representational Image
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The Rs 100 crore tea packaging unit of Tata Consumer Products Ltd in Gopalpur Industrial Park in Odisha will commence commercial production soon, the company said on Friday.

The unit located at the Tata Steel Special Economic Zone is constructed over an area of 16 acres, with an annual production capacity of 60 million kgs.

"Trial production has already commenced at the unit," the company said in a statement.

The unit will be operated by Amalgamated Plantations, an associate company of Tata Consumer Products.

It is the second largest tea producer in India with an annual production of around 40 million kgs.

Amalgamated Plantations is also one of the contract packers for Tata Consumer Products for their FMCG tea business and currently operates three tea packing factories - two in Assam and one in West Bengal.

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