Over the past decade, the popularity of green tea as a health beverage skyrocketed along with a boom in the wellness industry. In particular, matcha, has achieved cult status outside of Japan. However, the neon green powder we all love is not the only type of green tea around. There are over a hundred types of green teas in the world which include Japanese green teas such as sencha and hojicha, as well as Chinese green teas such as Long Jing (Dragon Well) and Zhu Cha (Gunpowder tea). Countries such as Sri Lanka, though not known for their green teas, also...
Today we explore how black tea is produced, the different grades of black tea and why we should be drinking black tea.
Welcome to part two of our Getting to Know series! Today, we talk about what tea is and the tea types.