Why do different green teas taste differently?

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Green tea is one of the healthiest beverages in the world. Still, for a non-tea-drinker, becoming a green tea lover might look like an impossible...

Why do different green teas taste differently?
Green tea is one of the healthiest beverages in the world. Still, for a non-tea-drinker, becoming a green tea lover might look like an impossible mission. If you are new to green tea, it’s likely you will find your first green tea unpleasant to drink. A group of tea specialists created a sensory lexicon with 31 different flavor attributes for green tea. Read why do different green teas taste differently and how to get the best flavor from your tea

7 reasons why rooibos is the best herbal tea

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Rooibos or red bush tea is made from a plant called Aspalathus linearis, grown only in South Africa. There are two types of rooibos tea...

7 reasons why rooibos is the best herbal tea

Rooibos or red bush tea is made from a plant called Aspalathus linearis, grown only in South Africa. There are two types of rooibos tea – green and red – or unfermented and fermented one, both with similar benefits. Rooibos is harvested once per year, cut, bruised and fermented to get red color.  Rooibos might be the best herbal tea in the world – not only it’s caffeine free and full of antioxidants, it’s extremely versatile, fun to use in cooking and delicious. Read our 7 reasons why we love it.

How to choose tea with the most EGCG

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About 20 years ago tea was rediscovered in many western countries. Every new tea blend was associated with certain health benefits. However, only recently has...

How to choose tea with the most EGCG
About 20 years ago tea was rediscovered in many western countries. Every new tea blend was associated with certain health benefits. However, only recently has tea started getting much-deserved attention from science. Among all the compounds found in green tea, EGCG is considered the most important one. Learn how to choose tea with the most EGCG.

Simple Loose Leaf’s Partnership with Bost

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Hi Everyone, If we haven’t  had a chance to speak let me introduce myself.  My name is Andrew Flocks and I, along with my brother...

Simple Loose Leaf’s Partnership with Bost

What science says about pu'erh tea?

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Pu’erh is one of those teas you either love or hate. This special category of tea has a very distinctive flavor and many proven benefits....

What science says about pu'erh tea?
Pu’erh is one of those teas you either love or hate. This special category of tea has a very distinctive flavor and many proven benefits. What is pu’erh tea and what does science say about its benefits?