Brew with fresh boiling water and infuse for 3 to 5 minutes
Kenya Emrok FTGFOP1 Tea
The Emork Tea Factory is situated in the Rift Valley of Kenya, within the Ogirgir Estate which includes that Kibabet Hills, Mau Forest and Mogobich river, sharing the land with the rare and beautiful Sitatunga antelope. The area of the Nandi Hills have had a host of divergent cultures going back to the 19th Century. During this time the area has been fought over for its water source, the Keben Springs, serving as a water supply for the prized cattle of the two opposing communities. Later being settled by the Nadi Kalenjin Tribe.
Type of Tea- Orthodox Black Tea
Origin- Ogirgri Tea Estate, Nandi County, Kenya, Africa
Leaf Grade- Fine Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe- Grade 1
Altitude- 2000 meters above sea level.
Brewing Guide- Use boiling water (100 degrees) Infuse for 3-5 minutes
How to Serve- Serve best with milk.
Tasting Notes- Light floral, grassy notes with buttery aromas and sweet, malty taste.
Colour in Cup- The tippy leaf creates a light golden amber liquor.
Pack sizes available- 50g, 125g, 250g, 500g, 1 Kilo. ( We pack everything fresh to order, nothing is off the shelf ! ). We pack all our teas in a unique material which combines card and foil, regarded as the best for retaining freshness and quality.
Storage- Airtight container away from strong smells or heat.
Health Benefits- The flavonoids within black tea are responsible for many health benefits- they can also help support weight loss! The digestive enzyme 'lipase' helps the digestion of fats and studies have shown that the consumption of tea can inhibit the production f lipase therefore, fats are eliminated instead of digested.
Advice on tea you might like- Kenya Milima Loose Leaf Tea or Kenya Kaproret GFOP
History- The Ogirgir Tea Estate was first planted in 1962 with 240 hectares under tea plantation. Now, together with the antelope, this tea plantation shapes a unique environment which is exclusive to Orgirgir Tea Estate Keben Tea. In 2002, the estate had new ownership and Emork Tea factory saw the opportunity to open a new tea factory on the Ogirgir Estate- forming Emrok Tea EPZ, which the aim of using Keben Tea produced fort he global market.