International Tea Day, observed annually on December 15 is celebrated since 2005 in tea producing countries like Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Vietnam, Indonesia, Kenya, Malawi, Malaysia, Uganda, India and Tanzania. It aims to draw global attention of governments and citizens to the impact of the global tea trade on workers and growers. International Tea Day has been linked to requests for price supports and fair trade.
Meanwhile, tweeple are celebrating the International Tea Day by sending tweets and memes. IAS Supriya Sahu, wrote: “On this International Tea Day here is a big shout out to wonderful, most hardworking, brave unsung women heroes who pluck green tea leaves facing rain, mist, cold, wild animals to bring us that soothing cup of tea. Join me to take a moment to appreciate their work.”