The Facts of Tea - Volume 1

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Tea is the most consumed beverage in the world (besides water) and is rapidly growing in popularity around the world. Doesn't it makes sense to learn a little of the history, drinking habits and basic facts then? Of course! So make yourself a nice pot of tea, grab your favorite cup or mug and take a few minutes to learn about the wondrous world of tea.

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The Facts of Tea - Volume 1

  1. 1. the facts of tea ten tea facts worth knowing the facts of tea - vol. 1 Tea Chai Té - www.teachaite.com - Portland, OR
  2. 2. fact 1 2737 B.C. the year in which tea was discovered Chinese Emperor Shen Dong discovered it when some tea leaves accidentally dropped into boiling water his servants were trying to purify the facts of tea - vol. 1 Tea Chai Té - www.teachaite.com - Portland, OR
  3. 3. fact 2 United Arab Emirates the country which drinks the most tea per capita the average UAE citizen consumes 14 pounds of tea per year the facts of tea - vol. 1 Tea Chai Té - www.teachaite.com - Portland, OR
  4. 4. fact 3 China the leading producer of tea worldwide India, Kenya, Sri Lanka and Turkey round out the top five largest tea producing countries the facts of tea - vol. 1 Tea Chai Té - www.teachaite.com - Portland, OR
  5. 5. fact 4 69th rank of the United States in tea consumption rankings 51% of U.S. citizens drink tea daily, while tea ranks #5 behind water, milk, coffee and fruit beverages the facts of tea - vol. 1 Tea Chai Té - www.teachaite.com - Portland, OR
  6. 6. fact 5 1904 year Americans first tasted iced tea Served by Richard Blechynden at the World’s Fair in St. Louis, Missouri the facts of tea - vol. 1 Tea Chai Té - www.teachaite.com - Portland, OR
  7. 7. fact 6 85% percent of tea consumed in the U.S. which is iced the South and Northeast have the highest rates of tea drinking in the U.S. the facts of tea - vol. 1 Tea Chai Té - www.teachaite.com - Portland, OR
  8. 8. fact 7 $200 the cost of the most expensive cup of tea in the world grown in the Ya’An Mountains in the Sichuan province of China the facts of tea - vol. 1 Tea Chai Té - www.teachaite.com - Portland, OR
  9. 9. fact 8 98% percent of U.K. citizens who take their tea with milk however, only 30% take their tea with sugar the facts of tea - vol. 1 Tea Chai Té - www.teachaite.com - Portland, OR
  10. 10. fact 9 70 square miles amount of land “certified” Darjeeling tea comes from, located in West Bengal, India Darjeeling tea is also known as “The Champagne of Teas” the facts of tea - vol. 1 Tea Chai Té - www.teachaite.com - Portland, OR
  11. 11. fact 10 3,000,000,000+ the number of cups of tea drank every year worldwide trails only water in rank of beverages consumed the facts of tea - vol. 1 Tea Chai Té - www.teachaite.com - Portland, OR

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