UPASI (The United Planters' Association of Southern India)
is an apex body of planters of tea, coffee, rubber, pepper
and cardamom in the Southern States of India viz. Tamil
Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka in existence since 1893.
There are 3 State Planters' Associations and 13 District
Planters' Association affiliated to UPASI. It is the premier
representative body of buyers, sellers, processors, exporters,
co-operatives and all other market intermediaries of tea
coffee, rubber and spices.
The Association's operations cover economic research,
market intelligence, industrial relations, liaison, public
relations, scientific research and publication.