Founder Pallav Agarwala is a 6th generation tea grower from a premier tea producing family in Assam, India. His family founded the Tamulbari Tea Estate in Dibrugarh, Assam in 1872 becoming one of the first Indian owned tea companies in colonial British India.
In 1893 Tamulbari Tea Estate visited Chicago, Illinois, USA for the World’s Columbian Exposition, a seminal event in Chicago history, commemorated with a star on the city’s municipal flag. At this prestigious event, Tamulbari Tea received the award for “quality of leaf and infusion.”
A century after his ancestors won hearts and minds at the World’s Columbian Exposition, founder Pallav Agarwala came to Illinois for college, then returned to India to manage the family business Tamulbari Tea Estate.
In 1998, Pallav came back to Illinois to complete graduate studies, met his wife Neha Gill and settled in Chicago. In 2017 they launched PANG Organic Tea to introduce Chicago and the world to
PANG Organic Tea continues this dedication to quality, small batch, single source, organic, specialty, rare and fine teas from India’s northeast region.
PANG Organic Tea sources premium quality rare and fine loose leaf teas from India’s northeast region. We provide –
We are singularly focused on sourcing single source, small batch specialty teas that offer an exceptional experience and showcase the superior quality of orthodox and loose leaf teas from Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and other tea growing regions of northeast India.
We strive to create and maintain strong, authentic and valuable partnerships with our customers, business partners, and the community at large.
We believe in being good corporate citizens, uplifting our local communities, supporting women-led endeavors, and protecting the environment.
- Sustain family history
- Provide premium quality, organic, single source fine and rare teas
- Introduce these fine and rare teas from India’s northeast region to broad markets – locally and globally
- Become a recognized and respected brand for quality, fine and rare teas of northeast India
- Create an experience with tea accoutrements including products and tea tourism and travel
- Support local businesses, coops and women led enterprises in northeast India