Assam Tonganagaon FTGFOP1 Organic

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Brewing instructions

Brew with fresh boiling water and infuse for 3 to 5 minutes

Brewing instructions
Description

Assam Tonganagaon FTGFOP1 Organic is an Indian Black Tea. It comes from the Tonganagaon Tea Estate, which uses only organic cultivation and production methods.

This means that it is 100% free of synthetic fertilisers, herbicides and pesticides - thus ensuring the health of local soils and ecosystems. When brewed, it has a distinct malty taste with sweet undertones.

It’s worth noting, too, that Assam Tonganagaon FTGFOP1 contains a considerable amount of caffeine - around 45-mg per cuppa. What’s more, studies indicate that it comes with health benefits.

Best of all, however, is the fact that we pack it fresh to order here at our Kent-based factory. In doing so, we can guarantee not only quality but also consistency, time and time again.

What Does “FTGFOP1” Mean?

Some people jokingly remark that “FTGFOP” stands for “Far Too Good for Ordinary People.” In reality, it means “Fine Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe.” This is a high-calibre Tea grade most famous for having a large proportion of golden tips.

Such tippy-ness tends to provide a smoother, milder flavour, which is especially popular among Tea connoisseurs.

About Tonganagaon Tea Estate

Established in 1927, the Tonganagaon Tea Estate finds itself near the Himalayan foothills and the mighty Brahmaputra river.

Since 2008, it has belonged to the Chamong group of the Lohia family. They have run Tea estates for a remarkable six generations and, presently, have gardens in Darjeeling district (West Bengal, India) as well as across the Assam region.

Mr Ashok Lohia saw the potential in Tonganagaon. At the time, the property was in a neglected and desolate state.

His passion for Assam Tea, however, transformed the estate’s image and the area around it. He turned sick Tea-growing land into flourishing gardens. He renovated the dilapidated factory, which had crumbled to half its original size.

Perhaps most important, Mr Lohia implemented organic farming, all the while replacing old Tea bushes with new plants; 538 hectares of land is now under Tea cultivation.

A modern factory has since replaced the old one, which more than meets the requirements of international buyers. Our Assam Tonganagaon FTGFOP1 Organic stands testament to the family and the workers’ achievements.

How to Brew This Loose Leaf Tea

1, Add Assam Tea to a Tea Infuser or Filter.

2, Place the Tea-filled accessory in a cup or mug.

3, Put the kettle on and, once boiled, pour it over the leaves.

4, Allow it to steep for 3-5 minutes.

How to Serve: Milk, sugar, honey or lemon - the choice is yours. Alternatively, serve black.

Health Benefits of Assam Tonganagaon FTGFOP1 Organic

Evidence indicates that Black Tea benefits the mind, body and soul in a plethora of ways. Assam Tonganagaon FTGFOP1 Organic, in particular, contains an abundance of health-promoting antioxidants capable of combating free radicals in the body.

This remarkable work ultimately results in a reduced risk in developing numerous chronic conditions.

Additional info
  • Type
    Type
    Black Tea
  • Health Points
    Health Points
    Hydration, Refreshing, Relaxing
  • Caffeine Level
    Caffeine Level
    Medium
  • Options
    Options
    Loose Tea
  • Time of Day
    Time of Day
    Breakfast, Afternoon, Evening
  • Country
    Country
    India
Reviews
4.7 / 5
  1. This is my very favourite Assam tea! Love it for my morning time drinks. Very nice strong cup of tea, with wonderful background flavours

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  2. A good Assam tea with the benefit of being organic. In a class of it's own.

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  3. This is a top tea. Full of flavour and drinkable anytime.

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  4. A lovely refreshing morning brew, a clean malty taste to start the day with the added bonus that is organic.

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  5. I found this tea a touch sweet at first, but by making it a little stronger than normal I achieved a true Assam brew with that brisk assertive edge and refreshing depth. Plus it is organic which is equally satisfying!

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  6. Easy to drink tea, no strong taste

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  7. Excellent flavour and good liquor

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  8. Assam Tonganagaon Tea is excellent.

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  9. Мой любимый, всегда беру его

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  10. Excellent

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