#2 What Is Tea?:
Tea Grading

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Did you know that tea is the most drunk beverage in the world, after water? When all tea is either hand or machine plucked, it gets sorted. It's graded and put into different categories of size, quality and condition. The quality of the original leaf determines which tea you end up with, and most tea factories produce one of three grades - Orthodox, CTC or Dust.



Tea grades infographic

Essentially, rolled whole leaves give a much better quality, tastier cup of tea in comparison to the broken, dusty stuff. Want to know even more about them?
Click here for the nitty gritty on our awesome rolled whole leaves.