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Local Matters

When most of us go to buy online or in shops, our attention is mostly focused on the product and less in its origin or how it got to the shelf. Nevertheless when this comes to Teas, this is a very important issue that one should care about as it has a direct impact in


Yunnan Province Area hit by Earthquake

Yunnan Province – Puerh Tea Yunnan province is in the south west of China; it is a tough land since most of the terrain is rough and mountainous. It has plenty of rain, fertile soil and is said to be the province where the tea tree, Camellia Sinensis, was first

The History of Oolong Tea in the Fújiàn province

We’re fascinated by the history of different teas and hope that you’ll enjoy the brief history of Oolong as much as we do! There are many different varieties of Oolong (Wulong), a traditional Chinese tea which has been partially fermented. The origins of the tea can be traced back a thousand years to the Fújiàn

The History of Puerh Tea

Puerh (Pu’er) tea is a dark tea sourced from the Yunnan region of China and is a Chinese speciality, with a history spanning 1700 years. The name comes from ‘Pu’er County’ in the Yunnan Province which used to be a trading post for dark tea during Imperial China. It is believed that the Prime Minister