Tea is widely known beverage that is prepared by pouring water onto a bag of cured leaves or herbs. Major countries in the tea production are China, India, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Indonesia, Japan, Argentina, Iran, Bangladesh, Malawi, Uganda, Tanzania, Myanmar, Georgia, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Nepal and South Africa. Top companies in the business are American Tea Room, Norbu Tea, Canton Tea Co., JING Tea, Joys Teaspoon, Thunderbolt Tea, Vicony Teas, Tealish, Drink the Leaf and a lot more.
There are many different kinds of teas classified according to how they are processed. The types of teas are white, green, black, yellow, oolong, post-fermented. Wilting, oxidization, unoxidation, crushing, bruising and fermentation are some of the processes in making teas.
Components of the tea are packed into small envelope called tea bags. Tea bags can be paper based or synthetically made formed into rectangular or three dimensional tetrahedron shapes. Paper based tea bags are coated with epichlorohydrin. Creative designs for teas such as t-shirt shaped tea bags on hangers, tea sticks with stirrers, origami tea bags and polyhedral shapes are one of the many tea products available in the market today.