In 1657, the first shop to sell tea in England opened, run by Thomas Garraway. The shop sold tea imported by the Dutch and contributed to the rise in its popularity in London's cafes and coffee houses.
>Has a more robust and pronounced flavor
>Has a higher caffeine content than other teas
>Contains probiotics and has a slightly sweet note to it
>Contains caffeine levels between that of black tea and green tea
>The flavor is not as robust as black tea or as subtle as green tea
>Often compared to the taste and aroma of fresh flowers or fresh fruit.
>Has less caffeine than black or oolong teas.
>More subtle flavors given that is has less oxidation than other varieties.
>Most delicate of all teas because it is made using the youngest shoots of
the tea plant and undergoes no oxidation.
>Comparable caffeine levels to other teas.
>Contains medicinal properties and has an earthy flavor.
>Was illegal to import in the United States until 1995.
>The process of its production is a closely guarded state secret in China.
>Go through more oxidation than green tea.
>A longer, slower drying process.
> All yellow teas come from China.
>a multistemmed bush growing as high as 9 feet.
>a hardy plant able to withstand cold winters.
>a single-stem tree ranging from 20 to 60 feet in
height and including several subvarieties.
>a single-stem tree growing to about 16 feet in
height, is not cultivated but has been naturally
crossed with other varieties.
>4,300 tons are orthodox tea (80% is exported to Europe and
>200 tons are certified as organic