Black CTC Teas
CTC tea actually refers to a method of processing black tea.
Named for the process, “crush, tear, curl” (and sometimes called “cut, tear, curl”)
Benefits of Black CTC Teas
- Are high in Antioxidants helps to neutralize damaged cells which help us to look and feel better.
- Helps prevent Cardiovascular Disease
- Have been shown to have a calming effect on the body and especially helps boost mental clarity.
- Retain the Authentic Taste and are comparatively more rich in flavour and colour.
It’s a processing method where black tea leaves are passed through a series of cylindrical rollers that have hundreds of sharp teeth that crush, tear, and curl the tea into small, hard pellets.
Types/Grades of Black CTC Teas
BP Broken Pekoe
BOP Broken Orange Pekoe
BP 1 Broken Pekoe one
OF Orange Fannings
PF Pekoe Fannings
PF 1 Pekoe Fannings One
BOPF Broken Orange Fannings
PD – Pekoe Dust
PD 1 Pekoe Dust One
D 1 Dust One
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