Tea for Tea lovers
Its no secret that tea is a one of best drink and a popular drink among the people in the world. Tea is an aromatic beverage commonly prepared by pouring hot or boiling water over cured or fresh leaves of the tea, an evergreen shrub native to East Asia. There are many different types of tea. Some like Darjeeling and Chinese greens, have a cooling, slightly bitter and astringent Flavour. The lifespan of a tea plant is quite variable, generally between 30 and 50 years.
Tea production, cultivation of the tea plant, usually done in large commercial operations. In Sri Lanka major tea growing areas are Kandy and Nuwara eliya in central province, Badulla, Bandarawela and Haputale in Uva province, Galle, Matara and Mulkirigala in southern province and Rathnapura and Kegalle in Sabaragamuwa province.
Tea plants are native to East Asia and probably originated in the borderlands of north buruma and southwestern china. In 1824 a tea plant was brought to Ceylon by the British from China and was planted in the Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya for non-commercial purposes. Scotsman, James Taylor was commenced in sri lanka for commercial cultivation. He arrived sri lanka in 1852. But currently Tea production is one of the main sources of foreign exchange for sri lanka (formally called ceylon). Directly and indirectly, over one million sri lankans are employed in the tea industry.
True teas are made using the leaves of the tea plant known as cammellia sinensis. These teas include green tea, white tea, oolong tea, and black tea. While these teas are made using the same leaves of the camellia sinensis plant the difference in colour and taste arises from the production process.
Benifits of use tea regularly
- protects heart health
- May aid weight loss
- Boost energy
- Support mental health
- May regulate blood sugar
Why ceylon tea is famous in the world??
- ceylon tea is grown and produced according to uncompromising, traditional methods and standard since 1880.
- The quality of the ceylon tea is certified by the Government.
- Ceylon tea is much loved for its unmatched quality and variety in taste.
- ceylon tea is fresh and handpicked. Handpicked tea preserving the freshness and inherent aroma of the tea.
- The cleanest tea in the world.
- Use of original orthodox tea manufacturing process.
Enjoy tea estate visit as part of your tour itinerary to Sri Lanka. On a tea plantation visit you can learn all about tea picking and tea processing and also enjoy some fine Sri Lankan tea tasting.