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In our country we see many different kinds of tea, also from China but how come they can be so cheap when proper Chinese tea is often higher priced in China? Once you have been in China, you taste the difference in tea and wonder why you cannot get this in your country. The answer is quite simple: If companies would import proper Chinese tea the prices would dramatically skyrocket, you can expect… Read More

Xinyang Maojian Green Tea

The harvest season for Maojian tea is in spring and fall. However, the best quality tea comes from leaves that are harvested in mid-April. The Chinese call it “Yu Qian Tea”, which means the tea is picked earlier in the spring before the Solar term ‘Grain Rain’ (Guyu). Because the leaves are rare and fresh, the price is two or three times higher than tea produced after this season. In general, the… Read More