China, the giant panda in East Asia, well known for its rich culture and cooking traditions, also pays a lot of attention to tea comsumption. Chinese tea is consumed throughout the day, including during meals. Tea is one of the seven necessities of Chinese life, along with firewood, rice, oil, salt, soy sauce and vinegar. Green tea is the most common type of tea consumed in China.


India is located in South Asia and bears significant tea drinking traditions. It is one of the largest tea producers in the world, beside some teas grow exclusively there. It even has association named Tea Board of India. Darjeeling black tea is one of the tea variaties India can be proud of, due to its floral and fruity taste.


Japan, an island country in East Asia, is famous for its extraordinary green teas. Japanese definitely know how to get best out of the tea – it has many different variation of green tea alone – Senca, Bancha, Matcha and counting. Japan’ s proudness green tea is loaded with antioxidants and boosts energy.


Located mainly on the Anatolian Peninsula, Turkey is one of the world’s earliest permanently settled regions. Tea is a crucial part of Turkey’s culture and history. Until nowadays, tea is a very popular drink in Turkey, known for its rich, red colour. Turkey is famous for its strong black teas, offered for guests in small, tulip shaped glasses.


Nepal is a small country in South Asia, namely Himalayas. In Nepali culture, tea is consumed not only to greet guests but also for diverse spectrum of health benefits. One of them is energy-boosting, for which tea is famous for. White teas and Oolong are quite popular in Nepal, but they never add sugar to it.

Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

Sri Lanka or formely known as Ceylon, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean. This is where your cup of tea starts! In over one hundred and fifty years, the name Ceylon had become synonymous with the world’s finest tea. Up in the Kandy and Dambula hills, the tea plantations grow and provie us with excellent black and green tea leaves.

Formosa (Taiwan)

Island of Taiwan is located in the eastern side of China. Taiwan is famous for its tea which are of four main types: oolong tea, black tea, green tea and white tea. The earliest record of tea trees found in Taiwan can be traced back to 1717. Taiwan stands behind 20% of the world’s Oolong production.

South Korea

Located in the the southern part of the Korean Peninsula, South Korea is famous for its tea drinking traditions. In literary sources there is written, that the legendary queen Heo Hwang-ok, brought the tea plant from India to Korea and planted it on Baegwolsan mountain. In South Korean traditions, berries and herbs are used in tea brewing process. The Korean Tea Ceremony or darye (茶禮) is a traditional form of tea ceremony practised for thousands of years.

South Africa

South Africa can be surely proud with its red, sweet and delicious roiboos tea. Roiboos tea is a traditional South African beverage made from leaves of shrub. Roiboos tea is caffeine free and has many other bonuses – antioxidants, natural sweetness and may benefit several illnesses.


Rwanda is located in the eastern part of the Africa, rich with breathtaking landscapes and rich tea drinking traditions. African teas have not only excuisite taste – spicy and naturally sweet, but also great health benefits. It is in Rwandan tradition to drink tea with milk. Try it!


Egypt is a Mediterranean country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia. Tea is Egypt’s national beverage. Tea arrived in Egypt approximately in the 16th century and tea drinking ritual is an important cultural element until today. Especially important is the tea drinking process – calm tea drinking with the loved one is essential part of the tea traditions.


The Kingdom of Morocco is located in Northern Afrika and has rich tea dinking traditions. Morocco is famous for its herbal teas – especially mint tea, that is offered for guests in celebrations and other ceremonies. Moroccans are famous for their hospitality, and it is Moroccan etiquette to offer tea to any visitors that might stop by. When making the traditional mint leave tea, mint leaves are added during the drinking process, so it gets stronger.


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