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Everything You Need to Know About the Best CTC Teas in India


“Crush, tear, curl”, sometimes also known as “cut, tear, curl” aka CTC is a type of granular tea originating in India in the 1930s that are entirely different from orthodox teas. Tea leaves are plucked, withered, rolled, oxidized, and dried to make orthodox teas  whereas the leaves are put through a series of rollers with sharp teeth that crush, tear, and curl the leaves into small, hard pellets that make the rich and malty CTC teas. In theory, while making CTC teas all five steps of making orthodox teas are followed but in a more rapid fashion. Flavour-wise CTC teas...

5 Most Famous Types of Tea in India that you should be aware of – Tea Tales


India is the second largest producer of tea and it wouldn’t be an overstatement to say that during the past century the beverage has seeped into our veins. Some of us cannot imagine a day without a few cups of tea. Just after waking up and till we wrap up our day, tea provides the comfort of home no matter where we are. Some like the sweet concoction of CTC teas spiced up with ginger, black pepper, and other herbs while some like a clean brew without any addition. And of course, there are the health enthusiasts who only steep...

Tea Leaf Benefits – How a regular cup of tea can help you fight several ailments


Put your kettle on as we will talk about the massive benefits that a cup of tea provides. Although originating in China, much later an indigenous variety known as camellia Assamica was also discovered in Assam which leads us to believe that tea was also consumed by indigenous people of the northeastern part of India. People have been drinking tea for many centuries and it was considered a medicinal beverage with remarkable benefits. Today, the medicinal values of teas are being researched at the most prestigious institutions in the world, and the mere claims of the medicinal properties of tea...

Tea Gift Sets - Whythey can be a Thoughtful & Impressive choice?


  Let’s accept it, choosing gifts is a daunting task. Gifts are a token of appreciation and we put our best efforts to make them relevant, individualistic, and thoughtful. But do the gifts we choose translate our feelings? Well, to be honest, I think most of the time our gifts miss the purpose of carrying our adoration for the other person.  Let’s explore the other side of the coin, when it comes to gifts, what do we expect? Gifts are impressions, and through the gifts, we want to know how much the other person understands us. Along with a sense...

Which is the most famous tea in India? Everything you need to know about Indian Teas.


The tea industry in India started out of the enormous fascination that the British had with tea. Tea is the national favourite and accounts for almost half the liquid consumed by people in Britain. It was introduced in Britain by some businessmen in the mid-1500s and ever since tea is an integral part of British culture.  Fast forwarding to today, Indians are known to slurp the warm & sweet concoction called chai every now and then during the entire day. Every time is tea time in India, literally! But how did the essentially British beverage become intricately associated with Indian...

Four Exclusively curated assortment of Teas for Women


It has been ages since we have listened to the needs of our women folks. But times are changing and new ideas are coming up to mitigate several hindrances that women face in daily life. Staying active and productive throughout is challenging especially for a woman. Striking the right balance between professional, personal and social life is difficult and women often succumb to irritated minds, cramps and other post and pre-menstrual symptoms.  For your well-being and to make sure that you stay on top of everything even on your period days, Chai Chun has assorted a few combos that you...

Why Chai Chun is one of the Top Tea Brands in India


With so many tea brands online, it becomes really confusing sometimes to choose where to get your teas from, isn’t it? We are here to help. One needs to be very vigilant these days while making any online purchases. When it comes to tea, there are several options to choose from but do they keep the promises that they make? Not all of them.  We want to minimize your confusion and help you choose your perfect cup of tea online and share the story of why Chai Chun might be the brand to go for while choosing teas online. Chai...

Chai Chun – One of the most Famous Tea Shops in India


Starting in 2015, Chai Chun is the only and #1 tea boutique in India. With 18+ stores across prime locations in India, it is a one-of-a-kind store dedicated entirely to tea. With more than 165 blends and a full-fledged e-com website, Chai Chun is one of the most famous tea shops in India. Every ingredient at Chai Chun is carefully procured from trusted sources and every blend is made with passion, love and care. We have been purchasing tea off the grocery counter for way too long now. Tea plays such a significant part in our life, I mean how...

5 reasons to choose Chai Chun for all of your tea needs


With teas and every other ingredient sourced authentically from the best producers, Chai Chun certainly is the best place where all your tea needs will be taken care of. Chai Chun provides 165+ blends via its 18 stores spread across India and an online platform. Certainly the best online store in India, Chai Chun also features opulent teawares that elevate the tea experience. Here are 5 reasons to choose Chai Chun for all your tea needs. 1. Chai Chun is the only tea boutique in India with 18+ stores across the nation and an e-commerce site. The world of tea...

‘Darjeeling – A History of the World’s Greatest Tea’ by Jeff Koehler


Darjeeling tea thrives in subtleties and not extravagance. There might not be a better book than Jeff Koehler’s ‘Darjeeling – A History of the World’s Greatest Tea’ to understand the nuances of Darjeeling teas in all their entirety.


Herbal Tea | Immunity Booster


  There was a time when we hoped the pandemic to stop as suddenly as it had started. But now we are realizing that it takes much longer to wipe the virus out of our bodies and surroundings. It is a difficult phase but we are braving it, one day at a time. We want to reinforce our belief in overcoming. As we do so, we want to present tea drinkers with the widest range of herbal teas to boost their immune and fight COVID like a brave heart they are. Herbs have proved to be an effective immunity booster...

Feed Your Curiosity! Here’s How Darjeeling Tea is Processed


Darjeeling tea is a very prominent category of tea consumed in several parts of the world. It comes from the bush Camellia Sinensis like other teas and grows mostly in the Darjeeling district of West Bengal, India. The Darjeeling tea leaves are very delicate and carry a golden-bronze color with a fruity, floral aroma. Its processing technique got developed in the 1800s and is popular as Orthodox Tea Production. The whole process focuses on retaining the aroma and flavor of the tea. Let us read about the process of making tea in a factory. Step1- Tea Plucking by Tea Pickers...