Chapter Three. How to Make a (South Indian) Cup of Tea or Coffee

  1. Jeff Neilson and
  2. Bill Pritchard

Published Online: 16 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444308723.ch3

Value Chain Struggles: Institutions and Governance in the Plantation Districts of South India

Value Chain Struggles: Institutions and Governance in the Plantation Districts of South India

How to Cite

Neilson, J. and Pritchard, B. (2009) How to Make a (South Indian) Cup of Tea or Coffee, in Value Chain Struggles: Institutions and Governance in the Plantation Districts of South India, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444308723.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2009

Book Series:

  1. RGS-IBG Book Series

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405173933

Online ISBN: 9781444308723

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Keywords:

  • making a cup of tea or coffee (South Indian);
  • GVC concepts of ‘input–output’and ‘territoriality’ – preliminary process of mapping;
  • series of processes - manufacture warehousing, auction and/or private sale;
  • reasons of convenience-usage of label ‘smallholder’;
  • CTC (Cut, Tear, Curl) tea - stronger flavour producing higher cuppage

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Input–Output Dimensions of South Indian Tea

  • The Input–Output Dimensions of South Indian Coffee

  • The territoriality of South Indian coffee

  • Conclusion