Author: rajivlochan

Serving Society with Superior Quality Products

Moonlight…

It was five years later in 2009 when I started in Japan and I am here…our exposure to China started in 2004 which made us understand value addition to tea by properly packaging and presenting: Until a tea is not brewed and served properly it can’t be enjoyed and unless it reaches right places we…
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Family values..🙏

China Radio decided to launch a documentary made on our tea life coiciding with the visit of their President Xi Jinping during October 2019 and we were happy. What they were projecting was that how Chinese culture matters to an outsider for the understanding of tea making and film maker Juan very powerfully illustrated it…
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Black Fusion Black Tea · Doke · Tea Epicure

https://teaepicure.com/black-fusion-doke/都珂 based on the English spelling, 珂also means a gem stone similar as Jade. 都 meand “All” in English – Doke in Chinese means “all jade” if written in this way. lachen lake water theory Teesta starts from these high altitude lakes near China border and Doke gets this water because of these newly established…
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Tea culture..

Prepared with a tea and to serve it to the world we now embark upon our next step of presenting the wares to the tea world. Grown in Bihar at Doke and packed in Bengal it takes on the flavours of Darjeeling and goes to the entire world thru the channels of Lochan. It took…
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A tea home…

We provide a package deeply immersed in tea – live, travel, discuss & enjoy – for a reasonable mutually agreed consideration. We arrived at this decision to offer these services after a long interval of ten years when we have entertained hundreds of students, interns, tourists, vendors and our business partners – who enjoyed our…
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Finally…

In everyone’s life a day comes when he has to put down his arms and look upto havens.. The legacy he leaves behind is the memory of a man which leaves imprints on next generation.

Huangshan

An Anhui government Qimen event prompted me to a new chapter to out Robert Fortune story connecting Darjeeling with China, which is a fact, but furthering it with newer additional information. Wuyishan itself has been very active in adopting this with Mr. Jiang of Tong Mu Guan providing so much material to whatever Robert Fortune’s…
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Japan…

Finally we are here and enjoying it. Like any other opportunity Japan too had an introduction which lasted from 2000 when VH Toorabally enquired about some supplies and they themselves having deep roots in Japan since 1930s we too look forward to a long connection – here Chitose Sashida being the lead with her budding…
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A new beginning..

On 22nd December 2018 Vivek’s marriage with Shikha was solemnized and a new chapter was started at Lochan Tea as it is their own world which will carry it thru the coming times to live their lives responsibly. When a star is born another disappears to let it shine on its own and I have…
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The Darjeeling connection..

It all started in 2005 in Hangzhou when I accidentally said “it is your tea which I am bringing back to you after 175 years” and my translator’s booming voice made everybody take notice of it in the buyer-seller meet and the sentence kept circulating in many people’s mind including mine too. Vincent Ng of…
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