A Brief History
Discover the ancient origins and fascinating history of tea!
The first book about tea was written by Lu Yu in 800 A.D
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 breaks are a tradition that have been with us for approximately 200 years.
By the mid 18th c. tea replaced ale & gin as the drink of the masses to become Britain's most popular beverage.