Tea Facts

  • Tea was first discovered in China some 5,000 years ago.

  • The term "Tea" is driven from early Chinese dialect words as "Tchai", "Cha" and "Tay

  • Lu Yu wrote the first book on the topic of "Tea" in 800 A.D

  • Tea was introduced to Europe by Portuguese Father Jasper de Cruz in 1560.

  • More than 90% of the world's total consumption of tea is Black tea, 4% is Green, 1% is Oolong tea and 1% is flavoured.

  • It is estimated that on any given day 84% of the Arab population and 78% of the Russian population drink tea.

  • World's largest national iced tea consumption is approximately 80% of the total population is in US.

  • Tea with a piece of Lemon is considered English and tea with milk as Asian.

  • Caffeine found in tea is half the amount of caffeine found in coffee.