Rainforest Alliance Certified Strong Green Tea
Origin: Coonoor, Blue Mountains, India
Introduction: The Blue Mountains of Southern India are home to tea gardens ranging between 2000 to 6500 feet in elevation.
Our Coonoor Tea Project
In partnership with a Rainforest Alliance Certified tea garden, we are the first tea company to build a small-scale, artisnal tea factory offering hand processed, full leaf specialty teas. The tea garden is scenically located among lush forestry and mountanous landscape.
Rainforest Strong Green Tea
Made by plucking only with the newly sprouted tips and leaves of the tea plant. The leaves are lightly steamed and are pan roasted to form small ‘pearls’. Makes a strong green tea.
Rainforest Alliance Certified
The Rainforest Alliance is an internationl nonprofit conservation oganization that certifies tea farms, ensuring that they meet comprehensive standards for the conservation of natural resources and the rights and welfare of workers and local communities. Rainforest Alliance certification also ensures that workers have just wages, dignified living conditions and access to education and health care.
Flavor Profile: A melange of aromas that include woody, sour, sweet and vegetalness. Consistent, flat texture with flavor similar to light Assam teas and fresh arugula greens. Dry aftertaste. Pairs well with chocolate.
Ingredients: Rainforest Alliance Certified green tea leaves