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Green Tea Storage Tips

Green Tea Storage Tips

by Brooke Davis April 25, 2016

Green tea belongs to unfermented tea, which can go stale quickly when tea compounds react with oxygen in the air. It goes stale mainly due to lots of people's incorrect storage methods.

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Shelf Life of Tea

Shelf Life of Tea

by Brooke Davis April 25, 2016

Tea is one of the healthiest beverages in the world, which has already become a part of our daily lives. You may wonder how long does tea last. Does tea expire? According to tea experts, different types of tea do have a shelf life. Tea will go moldy if we don't store properly or over its expiration date. So does the shelf life of different teas is the same?

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How to store black tea properly

How to store black tea properly

by Brooke Davis April 23, 2016

Black tea is a type of tea that is more oxidized than oolong, green and white teas. It is prefered by tea lovers worldwide for its good taste and lovely color. Studies also show that the “Black tea” is abundant in nutrients, such as flavonoids (antioxidants), which can prevent damage in both the bloodstream and at artery walls, and lowering the risk of heart disease. But if not stored in appropriate conditions, black tea can soon deteriorate and become harmful to your health. So, proper storage method is imperative to tea quality and flavor.

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Good Ideas for the Proper Storage of Tea

Good Ideas for the Proper Storage of Tea

by Brooke Davis April 22, 2016

The very best way to store your dried teas is to keep them in an opaque container, making sure your container is food safe and does not have any impurities already in the container (wash and dry it very well before placing your dried tea leaves inside the container for storage). The best containers for storing tea are glazed ceramics, non-reactive metals and plastic containers which will not absorb smells or flavors. Do not store your teas in wooden containers or plastic sandwich bags as these will degrade the quality of the tea as well.

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The Ideal Places and Methods for Storing Pu-erh Tea

The Ideal Places and Methods for Storing Pu-erh Tea

by Brooke Davis April 21, 2016

Pu-erh tea is a post-fermented tea that tastes delicious, mellow and earthy and is very famous worldwide for its distinctive qualities. Unlike other teas which degrade and lose their flavor and freshness with age, Pu-erh tea gets better over the years. Like a fine vintage wine, the fragrance and flavor of the Pu-erh tea will be improved and its monetary value will increase with age. Now, pu-erh tea is in high demand and some top graded Pu-erh tea can sell for $10,000 or even more.

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The Storage of Tea

The Storage of Tea

by Brooke Davis April 21, 2016

The proper storage of tea is of the utmost importance, as tea which is improperly stored will go stale or rancid much faster, or can accumulate impurities that both alter the flavor and aroma and can also harm the body.  Therefore it is very important to learn how to properly store your teas so that they remain as fresh, clean and flavorful as possible.

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