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Rotary Tea Presentation

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Describes the process of making tea, the history of tea, the health benefits in a cup of tea, different types of tea and different ways of drinking tea in different cultures. It is an informal …

Describes the process of making tea, the history of tea, the health benefits in a cup of tea, different types of tea and different ways of drinking tea in different cultures. It is an informal presentation I gave to my local rotary club


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  • 1. The World of Tea The World of Tea Processing Tea History of Tea Tea and Health Tea Producers Tea Tasting Types of tea Drinking Tea The Tea Plant
  • 2.  
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  • 4. Darjeeling Then and Now
  • 5.  
  • 6. Sri Lanka
  • 7. China
  • 8.  
  • 9. Withering
  • 10. Curling – Tearing - Rolling
  • 11. Fermenting
  • 12. Firing the tea Old-style furnace Modern dryer
  • 13. Sorting OP BOP FBOP PD
  • 14. Blending Teas are blended in a large drum where different raw teas are mixed according to the packer’s recipe.
  • 15. IMA C21 Teabagger 150 tagged and enveloped teabags per minute
  • 16. Tea in Russia
  • 17. History of Tea
  • 18. 2737 BC. Tea Invented
    • A tea leaf accidentally fell in Emperor Shennong’s drinking water
  • 19. Mahogany Tea Caddy, 1790
    • Tea was extremely valuable and kept under lock and key.
    • Women drank tea. Men drank coffee.
    • Putting milk in first protected the expensive porcelain.
  • 20. Earl Grey and Bergamot
  • 21. Cutty Sark – Tea Clipper
  • 22. Modern Containerized Transportation
  • 23. Tea in time of war
  • 24. Tea and Health
  • 25. Tea and Health – what’s in a cup of tea?
    • Caffeine – less than coffee
    • L-theanine - relaxant
    • Flavonoids - anti-oxidants
    • Vitamins A, B2, C & E
    • Flouride for teeth
    • Antihistamines - catechins & quercin
    • Trace minerals – manganese and potassium
    • Enjoyment – very healthy
    • Tea is a gentle drink which contains a tiny tiny bit of many healthy things
  • 26.  
  • 27. Thank you. Any questions?
  • 28. World Production of Tea 2005 Million Kg
  • 29.  
  • 30. Darjeeling
  • 31.  
  • 32. Picking low-grown teas in Assam Assam
  • 33. Kenya – Great Rift Valley
  • 34.  
  • 35.  
  • 36.  
  • 37. The tea plant Monkeys harvesting tea
  • 38. Buds and flowers
  • 39.  
  • 40. Packing and Shipping
  • 41. World Consumption of Tea 2005 Million Kg
  • 42.
    • Your choice of tea is a very personal choice
  • 43. India India
  • 44. Flying Tea & Making Chai
  • 45. Pakistan
  • 46. Teahouse in Iran
  • 47. Japan
  • 48. More Japan
  • 49.
    • A JAPANESE woman and her six-month-old baby escaped unhurt from a knife-wielding thief this week after the mother calmed him down with a cup of tea and a chat.
  • 50. Mint Tea in Morocco
  • 51. Tea in England
  • 52. Types of Tea
  • 53. White Tea & Silver Needle
  • 54. Masala Tea
  • 55. Tea Then and Now
  • 56. Tea Tasting Procedures Weigh each tea and put in bowl Select teas and water Use water not previously boiled Add water to tea immediately after boiling Set timer for 3.5 min On alarm, pour water into cup Always compare against standard Force tea through teeth to maximize taste
  • 57. TASTING
    • Brisk
    • Body
    • Colour
    • Dull
    • Flat/soft
    • Fruity
    • Full, mature
    • Round/smooth
    • Hard/harsh
    • Light
    • Thin/weak
    • Bakey
    • Burnt
    • Coarse
    • Gone-off
    • Plain
    • Sweaty
    • Tainted
    • Quality
    Leave size, condition and colour Condition of residue Colour after brewed Aroma Taste Strength Liquor With different waters With milk