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What is green tea?
Turkish tea is second important drink of Turkish people and also all of the world. In the social life, its irreplaceable. The chat with tea is very enjoyable, so it is consumed everywhere from breakfast to dinner, all day long. It is known as the cure of lots of diseases. Nowadays, the green tea is one of the most famous teas. Strengthens the production of hormone that gives a feeling of happiness.
When was it discovered?
Green Tea’s story and growth on Anatolian soils started a few centuries ago. Tea has become quite popular since the 14th century and used for its healing properties. In the history of Turkish tea, it has an important place for folk culture. It has become the star of Turkish kitchen and conversation environments.
Where is green tea’s birthplace?
Green Tea is grown in the Eastern Black Sea Region in the north of our country. Rize-Çayeli province is the motherland but it is also grown in Giresun, Trabzon and Artvin.
What is the taste and benefits?
Green tea, has many benefits to human health when consumed in the right consistency. It is protects all body functions, rests the body, revives the spirit. It is a natural health store because it is one of the Turkish teas that are not used in food coloring, preservers, extra colorants.The benefits of green tea are well known by the countries of the world for many years and drink regularly. It has been shown to improve performance in sports. The aroma of the smooth green tea flowing from the throat relaxes to the body.
What determines the quality?
The first factor of the quality is the harvest shape. Green tea leaves are delivered to the factories as soon as possible without waiting. Thus, the leaves pass the production without losing its vitality and freshness. The last factor is the drying time in the oven. The quality of Green Tea is registered, respected worldwide.
Where is it produced?
Tea plant from the herbs family. It has an high economic value. To be an organic, intensely flavored product; it is grown in the hills, slopes, plateaus and even gardens of the Eastern Black Sea, where the moist winds come from the sea and leave plenty of rain at a height of 1000 meters. It can also grow under snow. Green tea plant is green every season, it is durable and does not need care much. Between May and October, three shoots are harvested in a 6-month period. If the soil is rich in humus, it increases its yield.
How is green tea produced?
The water is boiled and left for a few minutes when it is 80-85 degrees and placed in top teapot. Tea is added on top of the water, thus, preventing too much boiling of tea. Four tea cups of hot water with a tea cup of green tea is suitable for brewing. The number of cups and the amount of tea should be proportional. Brewing time is 20 minutes. While the tea is brewing, the top of the mouth is closed with a stopper. Thus, the rich aroma does not fly, it becomes more delicious
How is the production stage?
The water content of the collected tea leaves is high, The tea is laid on top of the metal plates and the excess water is reduced by fading from the bottom. When the water is reduced, the tea plant softens. After fading, the leaves are crushed and crimped on different machines. In the final stage, paid attention to protection of green tea leaves color, taste, aroma, bruise, smell while drying. It is sieved, sorted according to its thickness and quality, blended and packed and presented to you.
What is the shelf life and storage conditions?
Shelf life is two years. Keep in a dry place away from direct sunlight.Explore more options
Nutrition FactsServing Size:100 gramsAmount Per ServingCalories from Fat 0Calories 1% Daily Value*0 gramsTotal Fat0 gramsSaturated FatPolyunsaturated Fat 0 gramsMonounsaturated Fat 0 grams0 milligramsCholesterol1 milligramsSodium8.2 milligramsPotassium0 gramsTotal Carbohydrates0 gramsDietary FiberSugars 0 gramsProtein 0.2 grams0%Vitamin A0.5%Vitamin C0%Calcium0.1%IronPercent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.