Everything you need to know about Black Tea
Thursday, 21 February, 2019
China is the largest tea producer in the world and black tea consumption rising in China. As reported by economic times India exported 8 million kg of tea in 2017 and it is increasing year by year and expected to achieve export percentage by 20 - 25. “The Indian tea industry is determined to achieve the export target of 300 million kg by 2020,” said Indian Tea Association (ITA) secretary Sujit Patra.
After China India is the major producer and consumer of black tea. People in India always offer tea to their guest as an honor. There are four varieties of tea- green tea, black tea, oolong-semi-oxidized tea and white tea which gets from the Camellia Sinensis plant. These varieties of tea are distinguished on the basis of a tea manufacturing process.
Black tea is fully oxidized tea but green tea is not. The process involved Aeration which is followed by the withering of leaves for several hours to oxidize in black tea leaves making process due to this process color of green leaves changes to dark brownish.
Peoples like the various flavor of black tea. In India, people normally drink white tea (milk + sugar) as well as add herbs in tea such as ginger, mulethi, tulsi (holy basil), cinnamon, cardamom, lemon grass etc. Some people in India drink black tea because of acidity in the stomach when they drink milk added tea.
Tea is the second most widely consumed beverage in the world after water. And black tea is most widely consumed among all tea varieties. Most people drinks hot-black-tea for test, alertness and energy. Black tea contains caffeine and theophylline which can speed up your heart rate and make you feel fresh. Research says that drinking black tea is good for health, lowers heart problems and blood pressure, increase your immunity, helps to maintain body weight (lowers fat) and prevent tooth decay and helps in other minor health issues.
The polyphenols in black tea have powerful anti-oxidant properties that improve immunity by slowing down the oxidative damage to our body. They protect our vital organs, cells, mussels from oxidative stress by rummage on free radicals and reactive oxygen species (ROS) that are responsible for heart disease, diabetes, cancer, hypertension, etc.
Both Black and Green tea are good for health because they contain 8 to 10 times polyphenols than fruits and vegetables. Black tea is fermented and green is non-fermented. No more processing is required for green tea.
Procedure to make drinkable Black tea as follows- First of all Boil water then Add 1 teaspoon of tea per cup into a teapot then Pour the boiling water into the teapot and close the lid after that Allow to blend for 3-5 minutes (the longer you brew, the stronger the flavor)
Store Black tea in the cool and dry place, away from sunlight, away from strong-smelling food coz after few day tea smells like that food.
Looking for market research report related to tea click on the given link:
Share This Post:
Category: Consumer GoodsTags: