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A Brief History on Tea Bags and Why We Shouldn't Use Them

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A Brief History on Tea Bags and Why We Shouldn't Use Them

The most difficult problem that tea is facing today – the popularity of tea bags. Today, tea bags make up close to 95% of all tea sales in the U.S. These bags, however, usually contain the cheapest materials possible; delivering little more than a brown-colored liquid. (Read more)

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The Truth Behind Black Tea

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The Truth Behind Black Tea

“Black Tea” as it's called in the West, or "Hong Cha" ("Red Tea") as it is called in Asia is well-known as an afternoon tea for it’s mellow and sweet flavor. According to legend, the Wuyi Mountains in northern Fujian, China, is where black tea was first developed. One legend tells of passing soldiers using covered piles of tea leaves as mattresses, thus bruising the leaves and creating oxidation, which gives black tea its dark color. (Read more)

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Japanese Teas

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Japanese Teas

The main type of tea that is produced and consumed in Japan is green tea. When drinking any one of our Japanese green teas be ready to get transported into the mountains of Japan. Experience the passion of the farmers, tending to their crops with great care to ensure the most extraordinary umami. (Read more)

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