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The Black Tea From "Little England"

Tea consumption has grown significantly in recent years in both Eastern and Western countries. Black tea is the most consumed tea type in the world and is often used as a tea base for milk tea or fruit tea due to its strong flavor. Since black teas are normally categorized by country and production area, there are more than a hundred types of black tea around the globe, with India, Kenya, and Sri Lanka being the top 3 producers with the largest yields. Chatime Signature Black Tea is a highly perfumed tea with a light fruit note. It originates from the central province of Nuwara Eliya (“city of the tableland”) in Sri Lanka. Situated 1,200m above sea level with a cool climate of 18°C all year round, this is an area surrounded by mountains, valleys, and waterfalls. 

These abundant natural resources provide a suitable environment favoring the production of high-quality black tea. The tea industry was first introduced in 1867 during British rule by a planter called James Taylor. After years of development, tea became the mainstay of the area and the entire country’s economy. Besides being known as the largest Ceylon black tea plantation in Sri Lanka, Nuwara Eliya is also regarded as “Little England”, which was a hill country retreat to the British colonialists back in the 1800s. Even today, plenty of British colonial architecture can be spotted in the area, reflecting the colonial heritage of British Ceylon. If you are looking for a high-quality black tea with a kiss of sweetness, Chatime Signature Black Tea is a refreshing option that is sure to please.