The Bitter Taste of Tea (2008)

Flip the coin - Den bitre smag af te (original title)
Poor rewards and toxic work conditions plague worldwide tea production despite fair trade brands and good intentions.


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Credited cast:
Tisra Basanti ...
Herself - Te-plukker i Bangladesh
Parthima Bivi ...
Herself - Te-plukker i Indien
Ritt Bjerregaard ...
Herself - Overborgmester
Andrew Dawson ...
Himself - Professor på University of Kandy
Annisette Hansen ...
Herself - Sanger (as Annisette)
Jackson ...
Himself - Te-plukker hos EPK
Nanna Lüders Jensen ...
Herself - Sanger (as Nanna Lüders)
Frastus Mavia Khamasi ...
Himself - Te-arbejder hos EPK
Flemming Konradsen ...
Himself - Professor på Københavns Universitet
Vasantha Kumari ...
Herself - Enke i Sri Lanka
Pankaj Kunda ...
Himself - Indigenous People Development Association
Judith Kyst ...
Herself - Generalsekretær for Max Havelaar i Danmark
Michiel Leijnse ...
Himself - Lipton Global Marketing Manager
Francis Luaina ...
Himself - Tidl. inspektør hos EPK
L. Marduhay ...
Himself - Pensioneret te-arbejder på Sri Lanka


The third and final part of the Flip the Coin documentary series about the effects of globalization, this film documents poor financial rewards and toxic work conditions in tea plantations in Kenya, Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh despite their associations with major Western tea brands and the Max Havelaar fair trade organization. Written by Peter Brandt Nielsen

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tea | fair trade | sri lanka | kenya | india | See All (9) »






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26 November 2008 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

DR1 Dokumentaren: Den bitre smag af te  »

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