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Inside Story of Tea Bags

Inside Story of Tea Bags

  Tea bags was invented in 8th Century by Tang Dynasty in China. Back then, they wrapped the tea with a paper and stitched all sides, to preserve of the tea aromas. It was not popular until Thomas Sullivan, an American tea importer, uses silk pouches to wrap his tea samples instead of using tea tins to cut cost. Some of his customers thought that the silk pouches were meant for an infuser rather than just packaging. This accidental invention increased Thomas Sullivan’s tea sales significantly, and resulted the spreading usage of tea bags.     Sourced: A selection of...

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Our Very First TEMA Tea Blending Workshop

Our Very First TEMA Tea Blending Workshop

Showing our customers how we make our tea is a great way to both engage and learn what they actually like. This month, we decided to do just that and host our very first TEMA Tea Blending Workshop. Casual but informative, we got together a small intimate group of people at our partner cafe, Popolo Bogor, where everyone learnt (hopefully!), sipped, and mixed-and-matched ingredients to create their very owned personalized jar of goodness. So what exactly happened during our workshop?   1. Basic Knowledge   “What is tea?" “How does tea processing work?” “What makes tea leaves have different color...

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Brew Your Own Tea Latte at Home

Latte is usually associated with coffee and milk. For us tea drinkers, who also wants the richness of milk on its cup of tea can create a tea latte.This rich yet simple drinks can be easily made at home with TEMA Tea. So, what is tea latte, really? Just like caffe lattes, it is made with steamed or frothed milk. However, instead of coffee espresso, we filled the cup with tea, usually the strong flavored ones. It can be served both warm and cold. The basic ingredients needed to make a tea latte are concentrated brew tea, sweetener, and frothed...

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