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Category Archives: Teas

Why the rebellion against traditional tea-bags anyways?

Why the rebellion against traditional tea-bags anyways? You love tea. We love tea. Traditional tea bags are all wet. Today, they account for nearly all tea sales in the United States and South Africa. The problem is, tea bags usually contain the cheapest tea available, producing little more than a brown-colored liquid. Before the tea…
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Best Teas to Drink for Your Health

Here's a rundown of a few the best teas to drink for your health According to the Tea Association of the United States, about half of Americans consume tea on any given day. Most of that tea is iced and served either ready to drink or from tag bags; think iced tea dispensed from a…
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Health Benefits of Green Tea (and Why Loose Leaf Tea is Best)

Health Benefits of Green Tea (and Why Loose Leaf Tea is Best) A large and growing body of research shows that drinking green tea can offer extraordinary health benefits. Like black tea, green tea is made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. However, unlike its black counterpart, green tea is not fermented during…
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Tea Processing Chart

Tea Processing Chart Tea processing is the most important quantifier when determining or producing a tea type. Green tea, yellow tea, white tea, oolong tea, black tea and post-fermented teas all begin as fresh camellia sinensis leaves and go through different processing steps. While there are an infinite number of variations that result in an…
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