Brew with fresh boiling water and infuse for 3 to 5 minutes
Ceylon Orange Pekoe Tea (BOP Dimbula Campion Estate) comes from Sri Lanka. It is a Type of Black Tea from the Dimbula district, specifically from the renowned Bogawantalawa Tea Estate.
When brewed, it has a fine, golden liquor with bold flavours considered medium in strength. We pack it fresh to order - our way of guaranteeing both quality and consistency.
In the meantime, if you’re wondering, “does Ceylon Orange Pekoe Tea contain caffeine?,” the answer is “yes.” This stimulating chemical compound, as most will know already, provides an energy boost once consumed.
There is a chance it comes with health benefits, too, so it’s a win on all fronts! Why not discover its true potential today? You won’t be disappointed.
What Does “BOP” Mean?
BOP stands for “Broken Orange Pekoe,” referring to how the leaves have, quite literally, been broken into smaller pieces. This creates a stronger, bolder flavour in cup when compared to Flowery Orange Pekoe (FOP).
As such, Ceylon Orange Pekoe Tea (BOP Dimbula Campion Estate) is what some would consider a “hearty cuppa.” If you prefer subtler flavours, consider choosing an FOP instead.
Facts About Ceylon Tea
- The term “Ceylon Tea” is a remnant of colonial days. This was when the island today known as “Sri Lanka” was, too, called Ceylon.
- After attaining independence from Britain, the Sri Lankan government decided to keep the name of this Tea due to its immense popularity around the world.
- Recent statistics suggest that Sri Lanka is the fourth-largest Tea producer in the world with nearly 350,000 tonnes of it shipped every year.
- Plantations (with Campion Tea Estate among them) cover around 4% of the island’s landmass. An estimated 5% of the local population, meanwhile, works in the industry.
About The Dimbula District
Dimbula finds itself in Central Province, Sri Lanka, between two high plateaus. Its name derives from the valley that lies in the heart of the region.
The area boasts rich wildlife; elephants by the thousands, deer and sambhur by the tens of thousands, and eagles soaring above its beautiful, iconic landscape. Dimbula is also home to some of the best Ceylon Loose Leaf Tea types available - including this one!
Type of Tea: Black Tea.
Origin: The Campion Tea Estate, Dimbula, Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon.)
Brewing Instructions: Brew using freshly boiled water. Infuse for 3 to 5 minutes.
How to Serve: Some serve it without accompaniments. Most, however, add milk, sugar, honey or lemon.
Tasting Notes: This Tea is the perfect middle-ground between strong and subtle. It indeed has something for everyone, boasting notes considered quintessentially Ceylonese.
Colour in Cup: Coppery liquor, light in tone.
Benefits of this Ceylon Tea
Health Benefits: All Black Tea types contain an abundance of antioxidants capable of improving health and wellbeing in a variety of ways.
According to research, these antioxidants can combat free radicals in the body, the product of natural, though harmful, human oxidation.
In doing this, Ceylon Orange Pekoe Tea (BOP Dimbula Campion Estate) reduces the risk of developing numerous chronic conditions.