Where tea comes from

Nathan Wakeford

4m 22s


Lesson Details

Tea may come in a variety of flavors and colors, but it all stems from the same plant. Grown all year round in warm climates, the tea bush, known as Camellia Sinensis, can reach more than 25 meters high and produce tea leaves for more than 3000 years. Now that's pretty old!

In this lesson, you'll learn where tea comes from, what the best conditions are for growing tea, and which regions are the main tea producers in the world.

Whether you have a curated tea menu or are looking at delving into the world of tea, this course is perfect for those seeking to understand why tea has become the second most consumed beverage in the world.


Nathan Wakeford

Founder and Director of Somage Fine Foods

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