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Visit to Niu Lan Keng

Niu Lan Keng is located a bit to the north of the temple and the region where the Da Hong Pao plants reside. Below are some photos from a visit to Niu Lan Keng in the summer of 2017.

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Visit to a Tea Packaging Store

At the retail level most tea in China gets packaged into 5 to 10 gram packages. There are two standard sizes, a small one that can hold five grams of most black teas, and a larger size that is suit... Read more

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Roasting Tea - Turning a Basket

We open the door and walk into the roasting room at the tea factory. The air is hot and the smell of tea strong. Two walls are lined with bamboo baskets full of tea. The baskets sit on a concrete b... Read more

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5 Ways Tea Shops Bend the Truth

There are a lot of tea stores out there and a lot of different prices, pictures, and conflicting descriptions for the same products. Whats a tea buyer to do?

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Guide to Chinese Tea Packaging

Chinese tea comes in 5-8g packages for easy consumption and storage. Learn more about why you should order tea packaged this way. Read more
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