|On the 8the of June, Monday,2009, Assam Company Limited welcomed very important guests cum buyers from none other than the one of the finest state of the art stores of the world,the one and only. Along with MR SANJAY GUHA, Director, Duncan & Macneill the visitors were MR MARCUS KHIEM, General Manager, Food and Beverages, MR YOUSEF SERROUKH, Chief Buyer, Tea and Coffee and MR HAFIZUR RAHMAN, Consultant to HARRODS.
The much awaited India Tea Festival, Dubai took place at the Le Royal Meridian Beach Resort & Spa on the 26th & 27th June, 2009.
The Buyers Sellers Meet commenced with a formal gathering and the inauguration of the Festival on the 26th Followed by Cocktails & dinners.
On the 27th the day started with a Tea-Tasting Session followed by the Customary Buyers Sellers Meet both pre and post lunch.The ceremony concluded with a gala dinner.
Assam Company Limited was represented by, Mr A K Jajodia, Managing Director, Mr Sanjay Guha, Director, Duncan Macneill , Mr V S Mann, Senior General Manager ,Marketing and Sumohan Basu, Manager –Marketing.
The other Indian Companies which participated were Satyanarayan Tea Co Limited, Bateli Tea Co. Ltd, Warren Tea Ltd, Jayshree Tea, Apeejay Group, McLeod Russel India Ltd,Goodricke Group, Harrison Malayalam, J Thomas, Contemporary Targett, Rossel Tea, Tezpore Tea Ltd, Teglia, Tea Board Of India represented by Chairman, Mr Basudev Banerjee himself and M/S M Dasgupta, S Patra and G Bhalla of India Tea Association.
Overseas participation included from Pakistan, Iran, Egypt, Iraq, UAE, Russia & Kazakhastan.