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Black Tea is, undoubtedly, the most popular type as of the 21st century. Like Green, White and Oolong Tea, it comes from the Camellia sinensis (Tea) plant. So what, then, makes it different from the others? During the processing of the leaf, Black Tea undergoes oxidation and fermentation for the longest period. So why, exactly, should you drink this today? Its exceptional taste is a great starting point. However, there is also much to be said about Black Tea benefits. Indeed, scientific research suggests that its frequent consumption can support wellbeing in a plethora of ways.

  1. Chai Tea Benefits: 8 Reasons to Drink This Amazing Tea

    Chai Tea Benefits: 8 Reasons to Drink This Amazing Tea

    If you're looking for a delicious and healthy tea to drink, chai tea is a perfect choice! Chai tea benefits are numerous and include improved cardiovascular health, better blood sugar control, and reduced stress levels. Plus, it's a great source of antioxidants which can help protect your body against disease. Keep reading to learn more about the amazing health benefits Read more...
  2. What is Builders Tea? The Answer Depends on Who You Ask

    What is Builders Tea? The Answer Depends on Who You Ask

    There is no one-size-fits-all answer to the question of What is Builders Tea. In many ways, it depends on who you ask. Some people might say that builders tea is a strong, black tea that is typically served with milk and sugar. Others might say that builder's tea is any type of tea that is consumed by construction workers or Read more...
  3. Sri Lanka's Tea Farmers are in Trouble - Bad News for Ceylon Tea Lovers

    Sri Lanka's Tea Farmers are in Trouble - Bad News for Ceylon Tea Lovers

    Sri Lanka's tea farmers are struggling. Due to the political terminal and decisions made by the government of Sri Lanka, tea farmers are worried about their future and the production of Ceylon Tea. Sri Lankan tea is world-renowned for its quality, and the country has a long history of producing some of the best tea in the world. However, recent Read more...
  4. What Tea Helps Gerd?

    What Tea Helps Gerd?

    We’ve been asked recently, “What Tea helps Gerd?” The topic is worthy of an article dedicated to its discussion, which is what we’re about to explore here. We’ll start by determining the meaning behind the term and how, exactly, it affects people. This will be followed by our recommendation of five types of Tea to combat the condition, each with Read more...
  5. How To Make Masala Tea Step by Step

    How To Make Masala Tea Step by Step

    You may have heard about Chai, a spicy infusion from India, but have you ever wanted to know how to make Masala Tea? The time has come for you to learn a traditional recipe so that you can try it at home. The following article will offer just that, going into detail about what Masala Tea is before giving you Read more...
  6. Chinese Tea: Origins, Benefits and More

    Chinese Tea: Origins, Benefits and More

    China is the home of Tea. It was here, some 5,000 years ago, that your favourite morning cuppa was created. The rest is, of course, history. But how and why did Chinese Tea become so popular? When did we start learning about its health benefits? And what else can Loose Leaf Chinese Tea offer today? If you want to know Read more...
  7. About Russian Tea: History, Benefits and More

    About Russian Tea: History, Benefits and More

    Russia is home to a thriving, centuries-old Tea culture. Some suggest that around 80% of the country’s population drinks it. Phrases associated with the local industry include “Russian Samovar,” “Russian Tea Urn”. The following article will explore the meaning behind each of these terms and much more - so please keep reading! You’ll be happy to know, too, that we Read more...
  8. 5 Best Autumn Teas

    5 Best Autumn Teas

    It’s been a long year already. Now, though, the nights are drawing in and the temperatures are cooling. The trees are changing colour, their leaves falling to the ground; and very soon, we will have the first frosts. Many will be excited for the season ahead, while others will need a pick-me-up along the way. We cater to both camps Read more...
  9. Lapsang Souchong Benefits & Side Effects

    Lapsang Souchong Benefits & Side Effects

    Accidents happen. We’re all guilty of them. But how often have our accidents turned out to be historical achievements? Such is the case of Lapsang Souchong - as well as Lapsang Souchong Benefits. Indeed, this particular mistake, unlike most other mistakes, has proven to be immensely popular in recent years. But what is it? And how did it come into Read more...
  10. 10 Black Tea Benefits & Side Effects

    10 Black Tea Benefits & Side Effects

    An estimated 78% of the world’s Tea drinkers choose Black Tea (Green Tea accounts for around 20% while other infusions are at 2%.) In doing so, people are unknowingly opting for Black Tea health benefits, too. But what, exactly, does this mean? How can your morning cuppa support your health and wellbeing? We will be exploring this in the article Read more...
  11. Robert Bruce - The Man Behind Assam Tea

    Robert Bruce - The Man Behind Assam Tea

    Every cup of Tea starts with a story and this one is about Mr Robert Bruce. Some are the product of hard work and determination, of intricate processing methods and the most elaborate of techniques. Others come about through sheer luck. Yet sometimes it takes only an individual, or perhaps two or three, to change the way we look at Read more...
  12. Christmas Loose Teas

    Christmas Loose Teas

    Is it really that time again? Here at The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company, we couldn’t be more excited for Christmas as we get to drink our Christmas Loose Tea. It is, as we all know, a time for love, laughter, and festivities, as well as, of course, being a time to treat yourself with all sorts of Read more...
  13. How to Make a Strong Cup of Tea

    How to Make a Strong Cup of Tea

    For some, Tea is best served strong. But how, exactly, does one make a strong cup of Tea? There are actually a couple of answers to this question, which we will explore in the blog below. Read on to find out more about how to make a strong cup of Tea and what types to use. We will also explore:  Read more...
  14. English Breakfast Tea (All You Need to Know)

    English Breakfast Tea (All You Need to Know)

    For many avid Tea drinkers, English Breakfast Tea is the cup of tea of choice. Some know it simply as “Breakfast Tea”; others call it “Builder’s Tea”, “Bog-Standard Tea” or, indeed, just “Tea”! This is because, for hundreds of years, English Breakfast Tea has stolen the limelight. In fact, it goes further than that: it has stolen the hearts of Read more...
  15. Pluckley, The Most Haunted Village in England

    Pluckley, The Most Haunted Village in England

    Its that time of the year again! The time for ghosts and ghouls; thrills and scares; and, of course, tricks and (or) treats! But how, you may be asking, does The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company have anything to do with Halloween? Nestled away in the beautiful Kentish countryside, our establishment is situated in what is now known Read more...
  16. Dirok Tea Estate in Assam

    Dirok Tea Estate in Assam

    The Assam Dirok Tea Estate is part of the Mcleod Russel tea plantation group. It is one of the Companies most beautiful estates producing Assam Tea, lying in the Margherita area of Upper Assam. It is situated on the South Bank of the Brahmaputra, the garden has undulating terrain with the forested Patkai hills to the South and West and Read more...

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