What is trustea?

trustea is a locally developed and owned Indian sustainability code and verification system for the tea sector. trustea supports smallholders, tea estates and bought leaf factories in improving their competitiveness by the positively influencing the scale of production, farm organization, processing, new technologies, supply chain development, and regulatory compliance. trustea also works to improve livelihoods of smallholders and tea estate workers, consumer safety and productivity. This India specific sustainability tea code has been developed from within the Indian industry, by the industry and for the industry, incorporating globally prevalent sustainability practices.