Different types of tea you should know about

Different types of tea you should know about

Do you know there are thousands of varieties of tea available in the world? Each type of tea has its
own taste, flavour and health benefits. 

Let us look at a few varieties of tea that are most popular:-

1) White tea – White tea is the purest and least processed of all teas available in the market. It

has a light colour and flavour. It is blessed with a natural sweetness, mild and delicate

aroma, that makes it a favourite of most tea connoisseurs across the world.

2) Green tea – Green tea has its origin in China but has now become extremely popular in most

Asian countries and also across the world. It has become a basic raw material for extracts

used in beverages, health foods, dietary supplements etc. Many types of Green tea are

available in the market which differs from each other on the basis of their growing

conditions, production processing, harvesting time etc.

3) Black tea – Black tea is a type of tea that is more oxidized than the other teas available in

the market. It also has a strong flavour than the other variants of tea. Connoisseurs love the

high quality loose black tea because of its flavour and taste that remains the same for years.

4) Oolong tea – Oolong tea is a traditional Chinese tea produced through a unique process

including withering under the strong sun and oxidation before curling and twisting. Oolong

tea is extremely popular among tea connoisseurs in Asia. The flavour of this variety of tea

varies from light to full-bodied, floral to grassy and sweet to tasty.

5) Nilgiri tea – Nilgiri also known as blue mountain tea originated in the Nilgiris in Tamil Nadu.

It is a brisk, fragrant and full-bodied tea and because of its aroma and distinct flavour, it is

one of the most desired teas in the world.

6) Darjeeling tea – Darjeeling tea comes from the districts of Darjeeling and Kalimpong. It is

thin-bodied and has a distinct aroma and smell. Even if you are not a tea drinker, a good cup

of hot darjeeling tea is absolutely worth a try.

Every member of an Indian family enjoys a cup of hot tea early morning or during the day. India is

one of the top consumers as well as one of the top producers of tea in the world. If you are looking

out for some good quality grocery items, then do check out the Viya Products range on your next

visit to the supermarket.

30th Mar 2022 Viya

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