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British Brand Clipper Campaigns To Improve Tea Plantation Workers Condition In India

Some Indian plantations that are certified as slavery-free nonetheless mistreat their workers, according to research by Britain’s Sheffield University (Photo: BIJU BORO/AFP/Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

British tea brand Clipper released a list of its Indian suppliers on Thursday (15), joining a growing campaign to improve worker conditions in the Indian state of Assam and rid the industry of widespread abuse. “We believe that providing transparency on where we source our tea from will help build a more sustainable supply chain by empowering all stakeholders in the tea industry,” said Rebecca Vercoe, Clipper Teas brand controller. The upmarket tea brand was the fourth to reveal all the plantations it uses in India’s Assam state for its black tea. It was also the most detailed, with the…

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