Blogs — Assam Tea

Moyuri D
Is drinking organic Assam tea always the best choice?

Is drinking organic Assam tea always the best choice?

With advancement of technology, chemistry and agriculture, going back to nature is what many people choose to do. Ironically, going back to nature has been more expensive than ever. You may have heard or seen stories of vegetables being injected with toxins to grow faster, different colors used after plucking to make them look nicer, or silicone sprayed on to give them shine and fresh appearance. And still, most of them you peel or wash before eating. And tea? You literary soak the tea and drink whatever it has released.

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Moyuri D
Making your own English Breakfast tea

Making your own English Breakfast tea

English Breakfast tea is one of the most popular blended teas in the world. There are countless brands that offer great blends to tea drinkers searching for a perfect breakfast tea. Perfect robust flavor that goes exceptionally well with a meal can be homemade as well. All you need are quality tea ingredients and a bit of curiosity to develop a cup that suits your taste.

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Pranabjyoti Nath
Dark side of Assam tea and importance of organic farming

Dark side of Assam tea and importance of organic farming

It was not long ago that secrets of many Assam's tea estates were publicly revealed causing the consciousness alarm to go red among the tea drinking population. And everyone else, as a matter of fact. The facts were shocking, images appalling and the public was terrified. They had no idea under which conditions their favorite black tea was being made.

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Sanel Vilajet
Prithvi - Fine Tippy Golden Assam Tea (FTGFOP) Review

Prithvi - Fine Tippy Golden Assam Tea (FTGFOP) Review

This Tippy Golden loose leaf Assam tea is an excellent example of the orthodox black variety. Grown only on a small scale in Upper Assam, and hand-processed to retain its integrity and personality, Tippy Golden is ideally a second-flush picking which contains a high proportion of the golden tips of the tea plants. Ancient Indian tea lore has it that only the very newest shoots produce tea of the highest quality, with progressively lower pickings being suitable for lesser teas and blends, and so it's clear that this tea is aiming for the top. But does it achieve its aspirations? ...

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