A Brief History
Discover the ancient origins and fascinating history of tea!
Apart from tourism, tea is the biggest industrial activity in India.
Tea firstly appeared in Europe thanks to Portuguese Jesuit Father Jasper de Cruz in 1560.
Tea was created more than 5000 years ago in China.
By the mid 18th c. tea replaced ale & gin as the drink of the masses to become Britain's most popular beverage.
Tea contains half the amount of caffeine found in coffee.