Asked in Companies, Tea, Fair Trade
Are pg tips fairtrade?
PG Tips, a mainstream brand of tea that is the dominant brand of tea in the UK and is now widely available in the US as well, does not currently sell any fair trade certified tea, nor does it sell any single-origin tea. Its teas are all blends, combining tea from a number of different regions of the world. PG Tips, like most of the largest mainstream tea companies, blends its tea to maintain consistent quality. If you want to buy single-origin...
Asked in Tea, Chinese Food
How old is Chinese tea?
China was the first country recorded to ever drink tea. So therefore Chinese tea has been around ever since the first discovery of the beverage. The origin of tea is shrouded in mysteries however though it is said to have been first discovered about five thousand years ago. So that would make Chinese tea about five thousand years old! You must remember though that there are many interpretations on the origin. ...
Asked in Green Tea
Is green tea grown in China?
Yes, green tea is grown in china, in fact china is the origin of green tea. The different green tea provinces include * Zhejiang Province * Hunan Province * Jiangsu Province * Hubei Province * Henan Province * Jiangxi Province * Anhui Province Each of these different provinces grow different types of green tea. ...
Asked in Physics, Word and Phrase Origins
What is the origin of the phrase 'ass over tea kettle'?
"Ass over tea kettle", "head over heels" and "topsy turvy" all mean the same thing. The expression has it's origins in France. ...
How does tea get to the UK?
It's transported here from overseas - by ship. The tea is processed from the raw leaves in the country of origin, packed into light-weight boxes, and shipped here for blending and packaging, before being distributed to shops and supermarkets. ...
Asked in Tea
Where is the origin of tea?
The beverage we have commonly come to call tea is the result of steeping the leaves of the tea tree (Camelia sinensis) in boiling water. All tea is from this common ancestor but as it has become a cultivated crop and planted throughout the world it has undergone a few changes. The plant is indigenous to India, China and parts of Japan. In the wild tea will grow into 8 meter (26 ft) trees. Originally people would go out into the...
What kind of tea is English Breakfast tea?
English Breakfast is a style of black tea that is defined not by its ingredients, but rather, by its characteristics. Its actual composition varies, and in general, it tends to be a blend of teas from different regions, although it rarely can be a single-origin tea. English Breakfast tea is what the English call just "tea". Normally, English Breakfast tea is a blend made exclusively from black teas. The most common types of tea used in English Breakfast blends include Ceylon tea (from...
Asked in Tea
What would be a great special name for a tea shop?
The following suggestion could be a great name for a tea shop; Tea shop, The Tea pot, Mini Tea spot, Do Re Tea, Bubble Tea, Zip Tea, Hot Tea, and Lucky Tea. ...