Interviews and stories

A fine dispensation takes tasty shape
March 2017 | Sanghamitra Bhowmik

Blending in with the culture and staying in tune with local consumption patterns have worked to Tata Global Beverages' advantage in the foodservice business

A blend for the future
March 2017 | Christabelle Noronha

David Allen, senior vice president, marketing and sales, Tata Global Beverages, reveals how the Eight O'Clock Coffee product range is keeping customers energised in the crucial North American market

Coffee whisperer
February 2017 | Cynthia Rodrigues

Sunalini Menon, coffee connoisseur and director at Tata Coffee, talks about the journey from farm to fame of the exclusive Starbucks Reserve Tata Nellore Estate

A very special brew
January 2017 | Cynthia Rodrigues

It's a first for Indian coffee. Tata Coffee's Nullore microlot has been selected by Starbucks Reserve to be counted among the rarest of rare coffee microlots in the world

'Starbucks would not be in India if it wasn't for Tata'
December 2016 | Sangeeta Menon

Sumitro Ghosh, chief executive of Tata Starbucks, speaks about the coffee chain's Indian experience and its plans to tackle a tea-drinking nation's palate

Sustaining smiles, one at a time
September 2016

Tata Trusts and Tetley contribute $1 million to Smile Train to help thousands of children born with cleft lips and palates to smile for the first time

Targeting zero harm
June 2016 | Samod Sarngan

It's not just in tea, coffee and water that Tata Global Beverages – the world's second-largest tea company – is making a difference. Through sustained efforts, the company has succeeded in improving health and safety in the work environment of its plants located across the globe, and has ambitions to achieve higher goals

'We are pushing boundaries in the area of health'
June 2016 |

Graeme Karavis, managing director of Tata Global Beverages, United Kingdom, speaks about operations in the UK, the opportunities and challenges, and prospects for the immediate future

A brew to remember
June 2016 | Priyanka Sood

Tata Global Beverages' foray into the branded instant coffee segment is set to bring the premium cafe experience into homes

'The brand comes to life through our people'
May 2016

Howard Schultz, chairman and CEO of Starbucks, speaks to Dr Mukund Rajan, member, Group Executive Council, and brand custodian, Tata Sons, on leadership and customer centricity

Aranya Naturals: A palette for success
March 2016 | Sanghamitra Bhowmik

From a tiny one-room workshop to an artistic store window; from local fairs to international clientele; from drawing room references to Facebook shares - Aranya Naturals is leaving no stone unturned to create sustainable livelihoods in the hills of Munnar

Cupful of creativity
March 2016 | Priyanka Hosangadi

With eyes and heart set on becoming the most admired company in the beverages business, Tata Global Beverages has introduced an array of innovative brews

Brewing a success
December 2015

Tata Global Beverages' four-pronged climate change strategy has helped the company reduce its carbon footprint intensity even while registering increased growth in the last two years

'We are targeting aggressive growth'
July 2015 | Christabelle Noronha

The Middle East is an important market for Tata Global Beverages, where the company has been operating for more than 30 years, says Danny Finney, Managing director, Middle East, Tata Global Beverages

The connection is tasty
July 2015 | Sangeeta Menon

Tata Global Beverages uses the power of insights to create versatile beverages that appeal to consumers

'The global market is vital to our health'
April 2015 | Philip Chacko

Tata Global Beverages plans to strengthen brands, innovate and build scale to drive its global business. Excerpts from an interview with chief executive officer Ajoy Kumar Misra

Smell the coffee, experience the brand
January 2015 | Gayatri Kamath

Tata Starbucks has spent two years steadily growing its footprint in India and making sure the brand experience stays true and strong

'The partnership with TGB has added value'
January 2015 | Christabelle Noronha

Strong brands, sustainable practices and a contented workforce have ensured that Watawala Plantations remains a force to reckon with in the tea business in Sri Lanka, says its managing director Vish Govindasamy