Tea Essays

Histroy of Indian Tea

Tea was first introduced into India by the British, in an attempt to break the Chinese monopoly on tea.[1] The British, “using Chinese seeds, plus Chinese planting and cultivating techniques, launched a tea industry by offering land in Assam to any European who agreed to cultivate tea for export.”[1] Tea was originally only consumed by Anglicized Indians, and it was not until the 1950s that tea grew widely popular in India through a successful advertising campaign by the India Tea…

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Characteristics of Tea

The issue of healthy life styles has considerably contributed to marketing and is becoming an important factor of modern lives. Today many companies claim potential health benefits from tea drinking. Consequently, big suppliers concentrated on the health awareness of consumers and have positioned their marketing strategies to maximise this potential. For instance, Tetley has teamed up with St. Ivel and Warburtons to develop a website aimed at healthy living. In 2002 PG Tips’ packaging has been redesigned to emphasise ‘healthy’…

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The Tea Market

I. INTRODUCTION/ HISTORY The tea market is dominated by five countries, Kenya, Sri Lanka, China, India and Indonesia, which export about 80% of the world tea. Apart from China, the rest mainly produce black tea. In 2004, the world’s net import of tea was 1.42 million tonnes, out of which 1.17 million tonnes (82%) was black tea (Anonymous, 2000-2003). In contrary, the growth rate in world black tea consumption was reduced to 2.2% during 1993-2003 (FAO, 2005). The imbalance situation…

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For All the Tea in China by Sarah Rose

“For all the Tea in China -How England Stole the World’s Favorite Drink and Changed History ” as the subtitle foreshadows the story already. Before I had even read the book I assumed it would be a journey of betrayal, action and only closed off to the events that occur re’s as Robert Fortune underhandedly takes china’s precious tea right from underneath they’re own noses. But little did I know that it Sarah Rose has incorporated all the events essential…

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Boston Tea Party

Attention Getter: You probably wouldn’t believe me if I told you that a drug that creates the same signaling activity in the brain as cocaine is sold legally on almost every street corner across the nation. This is a fact however, and the drug is caffeine. It is one of the main ingredients in coffee, and is currently the most frequently used recreational drug in the world. Establish Credibility: I personally consider myself a coffee expert, and have been drinking…

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Effect of Green and Black Teas

Determining the efficiency of various types of teas and its components, and the binding of tea with lipoproteins as for prevention of the occurrence of coronary heart diseases, is the primary objective of the study. Based on established scientific researches, one of the components of tea called phenols, are responsible for producing the antioxidant attributes of tea. Further studies prove that both black and green teas have almost the same phenol content. Thus, their antioxidant strength is also the same,…

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Tea Brands in Bangladesh

Tea is one of the oldest and most favorably consumed beverages around the world. Tea is generally categorized into 3 major groups—green tea, oolong tea, and black tea—depending on the degree of fermentation of tealeaf. The tea species, cultivated region, processing method, and various other factors significantly contribute to the formation of delicate sensory characteristics of tea which is one of the most important factors of consumer preference and switching of brands. Green tea, which is not fermented, is characterized…

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