Brew with fresh boiling water and infuse for 3 to 5 minutes
Ceylon Tea BOP Uva Mooloya Estate is a bold, flavoursome infusion - one of the finest Black Tea types we stock. As its name suggests, it comes from the Mooloya Estate, which lies in the highlands of the Uva Tea-growing district.
The term “BOP,” meanwhile, stands for “Broken Orange Pekoe,” referring to the way the leaves have, quite literally, been broken into smaller pieces to promote a fuller taste.
When brewed, expect a strong liquor well-suited to the winter months. It makes for a great base to Iced Tea, too, however, and is, in many respects, an excellent choice year-round. Best of all, we pack Ceylon Tea BOP Uva Mooloya Estate, like almost all of our products, fresh to order. This is our way of guaranteeing not only quality but also consistency, time and time again.
The Mooloya Tea Estate
This historic garden first began production in 1885 - only a few years after Ceylon Tea emerged from the ashes of the failed local Coffee industry. It quickly became one of the most reputable, indeed one of the best Tea Estates in the area.
Little has changed today; Mooloya continues to create some truly exceptional, wholeheartedly desirable beverages, including, of course, this one!
About Tea From Uva District
A province in Sri Lanka, Uva has, for centuries, produced some of the finest-quality Ceylon Teas available. The region lies relatively close to Kandy and Nuwara Eliya - two equally prestigious Tea-growing districts.
However, Uva remains one of the most remote areas of the country, as well as being the second-least populated.
Those who live here rely heavily on the local Tea industry to sustain their lives, with crops harvested at elevations of 900-1,500 metres. Exposed to winds created by northeast and southwest monsoons, Ceylon Uva Tea is the product of distinct climatic conditions.
Our Ceylon Uva Mooloya Estate Tea is one such example, going above and beyond to impress casual drinkers and connoisseurs alike.
Type of Tea: Black Tea.
Origin: The Mooloya Tea Estate, Uva, Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon).
Brewing Instructions: Brew using freshly boiled water. Infuse for 3 to 5 minutes.
How to Serve: Milk, sugar, honey or lemon - the choice is yours. Alternatively, serve black.
Tasting Notes: Imparts full-bodied flavours from start to finish.
Colour in Cup: Coppery liquor, light in tone.
Ceylon Tea BOP Uva Mooloya Estate Health Benefits
When people think of the medicinal value of their morning cuppa, thoughts often drift to Green Tea - not Black Tea benefits. This is because Green Tea, due to its lack of processing, retains the vast majority of its antioxidants.
Most notably, it contains sizable amounts of Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), which scientists consider one of the most beneficial constituents of them all.
What, then, does this mean for Black Tea? What, then, does this mean for our Ceylon Tea BOP Uva Mooloya Estate? While not as beneficial as its less-processed counterparts, this particular beverage still has much to offer.
For example, it has a wealth of polyphenolic Black Tea Antioxidants called theaflavin and thearubigins, which, like EGCG, can improve life in small yet significant ways.
Combined, these properties contribute much to your health and wellbeing. Perhaps most essential is the fact that they combat free radicals in the body, the product of natural, though often harmful, human oxidation. In doing this, Black Tea benefits can reduce the risk of developing a multitude of chronic conditions. And this is just the beginning.