A Brief History
Discover the ancient origins and fascinating history of tea!
Tea firstly appeared in Europe thanks to Portuguese Jesuit Father Jasper de Cruz in 1560.
The first book about tea was written by Lu Yu in 800 A.D
Tea was created more than 5000 years ago in China.
80% of office workers say they find out more about what's going on at work over a cup of tea than any other way. More recently, tea drinkers told us they catch up on social media, make phone calls and chat to colleagues during their tea break.
Apart from tourism, tea is the biggest industrial activity in India.