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Early Grey is one of the most classic blends of tea in the world. According to tradition it was introduced to the West by Charles Grey, second Earl of Grey, to whom a Mandarin friend had given the recipe.
This tea is made from black tea (from Ceylon in this case) flavored with bergamoot, which is an oriental citrus fruit that is considered to be a cross between a sweet orange and a sour one.

Properties of Earl Grey
-Helps relax the blood vessels thanks to its flavonoids
-Helps the antioxidation of ¨good¨cholesterol
-40 mg of caffeine per cup

Tea in the world

Tea can be classified according to the type of fermentation of the leaves and the process of production: depending on these categories, we would have green tea, black tea, blue tea or Oolong, red tea and white tea.
In the oriental world, consumers prefers especially green tea, which comes from the same plant that the black tea but without fermenting.
By the 20 centuries B.C. chinese people already drunk tea
There are 74 Just FAIRTRADE-trade tea producers groups. They come from China, India, Sri Lanka, Kenya and Uganda.




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