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Digital Assistant for Tea-Estates - How IoT can help Tea-Estates reduce losses - Case Study

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Introduction

Apart from water, tea is the most popular beverage in the world. It is believed that tea originated in China and they are the largest producer of tea in the world followed by India and Kenya. Below is a map which show the distribution of tea production all across the world and you can clearly see the Asian sub-continent as the biggest producer.



Figure - 1 Top tea producers of Tea in World

And the top 10 countries growing tea are China, mainland, India, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Vietnam, Indonesia, Iran, Myanmar, Argentina.


Figure - 2 Top 10 producers of Tea in World

Tea in India
Historical records indicate the prevalence of tea drinking in India since 751 BC. In the 16th century, a vegetable dish was also being prepared using tea leaves with garlic and oil. However, the credit for rediscovering tea and cultivating it at a commercial level goes to the British. It was Warren Hastings, Governor-General of Bengal who send tea seeds from china to Bhutan in 1774. You can refer…