Ceylon Orange Pekoe Kandy Tea

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Brewing instructions

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

Brewing instructions
Description

Ceylon Orange Pekoe Kandy is a Loose Leaf Tea originating from northern Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon). It grows in the Kandy region at elevations between 650 and 1,300 metres, which contributes significantly to its exceptional taste and character. We pack it fresh to order here at our Kent-based factory, ensuring not only quality but also consistency.

But did you know there are also Black Tea health benefits to be had from drinking Ceylon Orange Pekoe Kandy Tea? This is because it contains a wealth of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, all of which can combat free radicals in the body. In doing so, this nutritious infusion can improve heart health, enhance brain function and reduce diabetes risks.

Nevertheless, most choose Ceylon Orange Pekoe Kandy for its great taste. When brewed, it offers a distinctly smooth profile with sweet undertones. Whatever your reason for choosing it, you’ve undoubtedly decided exceptionally well. Why not treat yourself and indulge today? You won’t be disappointed by this ever-popular beverage!

About The Kandy Region

Kandy is, in many respects, the original home of the Ceylon Tea industry. It lies on the Kandy plateau in northern Sri Lanka, while its regional capital of the same name finds itself in a low-lying valley. The Tea estates, meanwhile, are predominantly located across the surrounding hills in Nilambe, Hantane, Pussellawa, Gampola and Hewaheta.

When Sri Lanka (then known as Ceylon) was under British rule, Kandy Tea would become the last surviving indigenously-ruled state on the island. It eventually surrendered in 1815, at which point it became a hub for Coffee-growing.

However, in 1869, a plant-based disease called coffee-rust decimated the industry, bringing with it the potential for economic ruin.

Yet all was not lost. Years earlier, a Scotsman named John Dodd had planted the first ever Ceylon Tea at his Loolecondera Estate in Kandy. Following the plant disease outbreak, his endeavours proved vital to saving the livelihoods of former Coffee farmers.

Today, Kandy has become one of the most renowned districts for top-quality Ceylon Tea - as our Ceylon Orange Pekoe Kandy stands testament.

Useful Information 

Type of Tea: Black Tea.

Origin: Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka.

Brewing Instructions: Brew using freshly boiled water. Infuse for 3 to 5 minutes.

How to Serve: Milk, sugar, honey or lemon are excellent accompaniments. Alternatively, serve black.

Tasting Notes: Bold, full-bodied and sweet.

Colour in Cup: Coppery liquor, light in tone.

Ceylon Orange Pekoe Kandy Tea Benefits

Did you know that Ceylon Orange Pekoe Kandy can help you lose weight? No? Let’s start at the beginning. Every time you eat, enzymes in the body’s cells break down food and turn it into energy. Broady, metabolism is the process of food-energy conversion responsible for this.

The faster the metabolism runs, the easier it is for the body to burn calories. And the more calories burnt, the easier it is to drop those pesky pounds!

Providing you eat well and exercise frequently, this incredible infusion might be able to help the process along. This could mean the body burns fat quicker and more efficiently. In other words, it supports metabolism in its essential work.

Additional info
  • Type
    Type
    Black Tea
  • Health Points
    Health Points
    Detox, Hydration, Refreshing, Relaxing
  • Caffeine Level
    Caffeine Level
    Medium
  • Options
    Options
    Loose Tea
  • Time of Day
    Time of Day
    Breakfast, Afternoon
  • Country
    Country
    Ceylon
Reviews
4.8 / 5
  1. Delicious tea - such subtle flavours and ideal for an afternoon cuppa.

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  2. Delicious tea - delicate flavour and really refreshing. This is our second purchase of this tea and is a firm favourite.

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  3. This to me is one of the best tasting teas I have yet found & I have tried a few, good for the price too. As my preference is no milk this has an outstanding taste & a nice deep colouring .

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  4. Good tea!!! I really like!!!!!

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  5. great taste of tea as you want it that first drink of the day.

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  6. my favourite, a typical mid-grown ceylon

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  7. Good strong taste. Enjoy especially first thing in the morning.

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  8. I'm not a tea-taster! That was my grandfather.

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  9. Good leaf tea .

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  10. An excellent tea for any time of day.

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