A Brief History
Discover the ancient origins and fascinating history of tea!
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.
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 firstly appeared in Europe thanks to Portuguese Jesuit Father Jasper de Cruz in 1560.
Apart from tourism, tea is the biggest industrial activity in India.