Orthodox black tea is made by withering fresh tea leaves, rolling the leaves and then drying the tea. Assam black tea has a malty flavour that is delicious as is, or with milk and sugar.
Small-scale tea growers in Assam, India grow and process their own tea organically at their garden sites. These organic gardens are a haven for birds and microorganisms and the farmers' entrepreneurship is inspiring.
Farmer Profile: Tea is plucked by hand and processed in small facilities located at each tea garden. Individual gardens employ 5-15 people.
Flavour Profile: Full-flavoured, traditional black tea.
Description: Orthodox black tea with a malty body and rich, red colour. Ready to drink clear or brew it strong to drink with milk and sugar.
Serving Tips: Use one heaping tablespoon of loose leaf or a single tea bag for 500ml of boiling water.