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Aged Tea from Taiwan

This tea is in nugget shapes. According to the friend who gave me the tea, the tea farmer made this tea only for himself. Since my friend is a regular customer, the farmer shared 100g of this aged tea with … Continue reading

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AMACHA

AMACHA is not commonly known to the world outside of Japan.  AMACHA means sweet tea. AMACHA is always served at the flower festival on April 8th and May 15th to cerebrate Buddha’s birthday in Japan. It has been said that … Continue reading

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Tea 101: Tea nutrition and benefits

Some numbers on Nutrition Facts published by Chinese Tea Museum. Protein 20-30% Polyphenols 20-30 % Total carbohydrate 35 – 40% Minerals 4-7% Vitamins 0.6 – 1.0% Numerous studies have suggested that drinking tea has the following benefits: Helps prevent blood … Continue reading

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