Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2013’

Soft Green Leaves Ready For Withering

From green leaf to black tea …..


We were very lucky to have an opportunity to be shown around another tea factory, where we were able to observe the fascinating process of turning soft green freshly picked leaves into beautiful black tea using the cut, tear, curl (CTC) method. ┬áThis traditional method of making tea was invented in the 1930s and is still basically the same today. …

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