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The Tao of Tea, 100% Organic, Malty Assam, Full Bodied Black Tea, 3.5 oz (100 g)15 Reviews
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0.53 lbs (0.24 kg)
- Product Code: TOT-12005
- UPC Code: 689951120052
- Package Quantity: 3.5 oz (100 g)
- Dimensions: 3.3 x 3.3 x 4.4 in, 0.45 lbs (0.2 kg)
- Artisan Quality
- Pure Leaf Teas
- USDA Organic
- Fair Trade Certified
- Brews 60 Cups
- Certified Organic by QAI
Origin Assam, Northeast India
Assam is the largest tea producing region in the world and borders with China, Burma, and Bangladesh. The discovery of Assam tea is attributed to the Singhpow tribe in Northern Assam. They are known to be the earliest users of the tea plant as a medicinal herb and beverage.
Motivating Fair Trade
The Tao of Tea selected to join the Fair Trade movement early in its inception. Although we are a specialty tea company and already pay some of the highest prices in the industry, we began our participation to help motivate others to join the movement.
Fair Trade Premium
The Tao of Tea chooses to pay a premium to tea producers on top of the market price. The additional funds are managed under the supervision of a non-profit organization, by the tea estate and by representatives of the workers. Our intent is to facilitate more democratic working conditions, fair wages for the tea workers and premiums for their labor so that they can afford improved housing, healthcare, and education. It also enforces child labor restrictions and promotes environmentally sound farming.
A dark, smooth, full-bodied brew with malty, caramel undertones. Pairs well with milk and sugar.
Steep one teaspoon of leaf in eight ounces of spring or filtered water at 200F for four minutes.
100% organic black tea leaves.
iHerb Customer Reviews
The best black tea ordered from iHerb - very tasty, natural, deep taste and rich aroma. A bit too expensive, but we still want to re-order it again and again. // Лучший черный чай из заказанных тут! Очень вкусный, гутой аромат, натуральный, вкус глубокий, настоящий ассам. Дороговато, но мы все равно перезаказываем его.
The leaves are huge which is a sign of its quality. The taste is amazing. If you love tea then you really need to try this brand as it is very high quality. The container is beautiful so it would make a lovely gift.