Tea is an aromatic beverage commonly prepared by pouring boiling hot water over cured leaves. After water, tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world. There are many different types of tea are Indian tea, China tea and Hybrid tea.
Tea cultivation begun India in the 19th century by the British .India is the second largest producer of tea in the world after china. Indian tea is typically brewed strong with milk and sweetened with sugar or honey. Today, India is one of the largest tea producers in the world, with over 70% of the tea being consumed within India itself. A number of renowned teas, such as Assam and Darjeeling, also grown exclusively in India. The Indian tea industry has grown to own many global tea brands.
TEA PRODUCTION IN INDIA
India leads the world in tea technology. The methods employed to harvest the crop. Fine leaf tea is hand plucked and with the help of hand shears, worker can harvest between 60 to 100 kg of tea per day. After that these low grade teas that often go into tea bags. The tea fluff and waste from processing is used to produce caffeine for soft drinks and medicine.
There are five types of Indian teas such as Masala chai (masala chai is flavored tea beverage made by brewing black tea with a mixture of aromatic Indian spices and herbs), Butter tea (it is popular in the Himalayan regions. It is made from tea leaves , butter , water and salt ) , Assam tea ( The tea is known for its body , briskness and strong malty flavor . it is not only popular in India but is also sold as a breakfast tea in many other parts of the world ) , Darjeeling tea (It has ,many varieties including black , green , oolong and white ) , Nilgiri tea ( it is also known as blue mountain tea ) .
Other than these, Green tea and black tea are also common in India.
Green tea: It is the most popular beverage and is used to boost the metabolic rate.
Black tea: it is most usual type that is fully fermented before drying.
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