Gunpowder green tea
Tea production
Alexandra LITTAYE

Gunpowder tea

Gunpowder tea is one of the oldest and best known types of tea in China. However, its origins, production techniques, and even its name, are

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Orange Pekoe tea
Health benefits of tea
Alexandra LITTAYE

Orange Pekoe Black Tea

Orange Pekoe Black tea is one of the most famous Ceylon Black Tea types. Not only is it very nice on its own, but it

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What is Earl Grey Tea
Tea production
Alexandra LITTAYE

What is Earl Grey Tea?

Earl Grey Tea is overwhelmingly popular in the UK and beyond! It is probably the most renowned tea in the world! But what is Earl

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What is English Breakfast Tea?
Tea production
Alexandra LITTAYE

What is English Breakfast Tea?

English Breakfast Tea is extremely popular in the UK! But what is English Breakfast tea? Here is the answer to this question.  English breakfast tea

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Fine Darjeeling Tea
Tea production
Alexandra LITTAYE

Darjeeling tea

Darjeeling tea is one of the most famous types of Indian Black Tea! Feel free to learn more about the history, production and different types

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What is Lapsang Souchong Tea
Tea production
Alexandra LITTAYE

What is Lapsang Souchong Tea?

“Lapsang Souchong” (that translates as “coarse tea leaves from the upright mountains” from Chinese) is one of the world’s most famous and unusual teas. So

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What is Assam Tea
Tea production
Alexandra LITTAYE

What is Assam tea?

Wondering what is Assam tea? Willing to know more about this highly original and noble blend? This article is there to help you. Assam tea

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Tea merchants in Britain
Tea production
Alexandra LITTAYE

Tea merchants in Britain

By the end of the 19th century, when tea became more affordable, many tea merchants emerged in Britain. Consequently, many tea brands appeared in this

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Tea plantation in Japan
Tea production
Alexandra LITTAYE

Tea in Japan. Regions

Three main regions producing tea in Japan are Shizuoka, Kagoshima (Kyushu) and Uji.  Shizuoka. The main region of tea production in Japan.  70% of all

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Tea plantation
Tea production
Alexandra LITTAYE

Tea in Ceylon

Tea in Ceylon. A little bit of history. As well as in India, it was the English who introduced tea traditions in Ceylon. Before the

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