Interesting facts

Fruit teas

Fruit teas have been developed out of herbal teas. Dry fruit, especially dried apples and other fruits – elderberries, blueberries, lemon and orange peels – are added to rosehip and hibiscus in fruit teas.

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Black and green teas

Black and green teas differ by the way the tea leaves are processed. The most important in black tea extraction is to expose the tea tree leaves to the fermentation process. That is, oxidation with the help of enzymes that are extracted from the leaves whereby they get a typical brown to black colour.

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Where does my favourite tea come from?

Nowadays there is not one continent where they would not grow tea trees. In some places this valuable plant has been cultivated for centuries. However, it is interesting that the current second-rank biggest exporter is still a complete newcomer on the scene.

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Cultivation of tea: an art of a special variety

When you take your time in good company and sensually sip your tea, it probably rarely occurs that you would ask yourself where the taste comes from? A taste which gradually but certainly brightens our minds and being. However, it is good to know where the quality that enriches our moments comes from.

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How is the tea cultivated?

From picking fresh leaves to packaging them in silk bags or colourful boxes … immerse yourself into the secret world of tea cultivation.

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Preparation of tea – fresh water and a proper vessel

If you want to get to know the true distinctive features of tea, you must know how to prepare it correctly. Selecting a proper vessel, cooking water at the appropriate temperature and making sure of the right quality of water as well as soaking the tea mixture greatly affect the quality of the drink.

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History of tea

A legend says that tea was discovered by chance and invented by the Chinese Emperor Chen-Nung. As he tried to cool himself in the shade one scorchingly hot summer day in 2374 B.C., the summer breeze wafted some leaves from the nearest bush into boiled water.

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