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Organic Black Teas

Black Tea

What Is Black Tea?
Black tea comes from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant, however is fully oxidized, giving it a bolder flavor than green or white teas. Black tea remains the most popular tea in the US, and is enjoyed frequently as iced tea. The popularity of black tea is due mainly to the invention of the tea bag in 1904 by NYC tea merchant Thomas Sullivan.

Is there Caffeine?
Yes. Black tea contains about 50% of the caffeine in a cup of coffee.

Tasting Notes
Fresh and full-bodied with a sweet finish. Perfectly balanced with slight hints of honey. Perfect anytime.

Brewing Instructions
Tumble boiling water over the pyramid teabag or loose leaf tea. Steep 2 to 3 minutes. Enjoy. Repeat.

To Health
Theaflavins in black tea are powerful antioxidants that are similar in effect to catechins found in green tea.


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