Waking up to a cup of hot tea? That’s like a ritual for most Indians every morning. One cup of tea is not just refreshing but is filled with antioxidants which boost your immunity and helps combat heart attack cancer.
Did you know that tea, which is one of the most loved beverages, is mainly produced in India, Sri Lanka, and China? Talking about teas, Assam tea is considered as one of the best teas in the world. It is a common man’s beverage. Assam tea has its very own history which is quite interesting.
Here are 5 facts you didn’t know about Assam Tea –
#1 Assam and southern China are the only two places which have a native tea plantation
#2 Assam boasts of being the world’s largest producer of tea with an annual production of 1.5 million pounds
#3 Assam tea is grown along the banks of the Brahmaputra River. The distinct flavour of Assam tea is derived from the rich soil and cool climate
#4 Did you know? The tea gardens in Assam do not follow the Indian Standard Time (IST). The local time in Assam’s tea gardens is known as Tea Garden Time or Bagantime is one hour ahead of the IST. In order to save the daylight, British introduced this system owing to the fact that Assam is the first one to receive sun rays every morning
#5 When it comes to flavour, Assam tea’s flavour is stronger than its counterpart, Darjeeling tea