Zealong Black Organic Tea: Loose Leaf (NZ grown)
Zealong's organic black tea leaves are loosely rolled with dark brown twists and packed fresh in a resealable foil pouch. Using recommended brewing instructions this 50g pack gives 40 - 50 cups of tea. When steeped this luxurious tea is a deep copper brown color, it's full bodied with a sweet undertone and silky smooth finish.
A mix of ancient skills and modern technology are required to create tea perfection. Zealong combines the best of Eastern tea growing traditions and techniques with the highest International food safety standards of production. The process from fresh leaf to tea leaf takes 24 to 36 hours and is a collaboration between tea masters and highly-skilled technicians.
All of Zealong tea is single source - grown in the Waikato, New Zealand, the freshly picked leaves are processed on site in the state of the art tea factory and packaged ready to be sent to the world's most premium tea houses. We nurture the finest tea plants in New Zealand's rich and fertile soil and pristine growing environment. Clean air, water and soil is critical to the tea's purity. We farm organically out of respect for our plants and the environment. Zealong is one of the very few tea companies to hold ISO22000 HACCP certification - the world's highest food safety standards. Our traceability system can identify batch specific teas by day, block and processing method which far exceeds industry standards.