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Chai in India & Ceylon: It’s Beyond Just a Drink

“Chai” is a Hindi word for tea. Originally introduced in India by the British to end the tea monopoly in China.  It soon started growing its roots in Indian culture. After the British left, chai started to dominate in India …

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The Meaning behind Black Tea Suffixes

Perhaps one of the lesser known stages of black tea production is the final stage, where tea leaves are sorted and categorized based upon the leaf size and the part of the branch the tea leaf was obtained. This information …

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