Darjeeling is home to the “Champagne of Tea”. Find out why with our best Darjeeling Tea Bags online or in-store. This unforgettable infusion is famous for its muscatel flavours with floral undertones. Every sip evokes images of vast, mountainous regions half a world away.
Best of all, we pack each pocket of goodness fresh to order, ensuring not only quality but also consistency.
Is There Caffeine in Darjeeling Tea Bags?
A favourite of Tea connoisseurs everywhere, our Darjeeling Tea Bags are a true delight to the senses. They contain a reasonable amount of caffeine, too (approx. 40-mg per 8-oz serving), making them a good choice first thing in the morning.
Whatever your reason for brewing this beverage, you’ve undoubtedly decided exceptionally well. Buy from The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company today.
What is Darjeeling Tea?
Darjeeling is a district in West Bengal, India. During the colonial period, it was the British, specifically a Scotsman named Robert Fortune, who introduced Tea to this region.
Only around 1% of India’s total Tea output comes from the district. What it lacks in quantity, however, it makes up for in quality. First Flush Darjeeling Tea, which is the first harvest of the year, is the most sought after variety of them all.
There is also Second Flush, Monsoon Flush, Third Flush and even sometimes Winter Flush. Each variety has something unique, indeed extraordinary, to offer.
The Darjeeling district hasn’t always had things easy. In 1991, the breakup of the USSR saw the region temporarily lose its biggest buyers while its successor, the Russian Federation, took form.
More recently, separatist sentiment among the majority Nepali-speaking Gorkhas has brought about significant unrest. Despite this developing situation, Darjeeling Tea remains a staple of local culture and society.
Microplastics vs Plastic Free Tea Bags
Plastic Tea Bags Microplastics are a huge problem when it comes to the environment. This is why The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company has moved over to Plastic Free Darjeeling Tea Bags.
These are not only petrochemical plastic free but also fully biodegradable Tea Bags. We make them using a combination of wood pulp and vegetable starch, which is technically classified as a “bio-plastic.”
But what, exactly, does this phrase mean? A Bio-plastic, although not a 100% perfect solution, is far better for mother nature than Plastic Tea Bags Microplastics.
By using plant-based materials, it ensures the continued welfare of the world we live in - a world, it’s worth noting, where we get our Darjeeling Black Tea Bags. Why not realise its full potential today?
How to Brew Darjeeling Tea Bags
1, Position the Tea Bag in your cup.
2, Begin brewing by pouring in freshly boiled water.
3, Allow it to steep for 2-4 minutes.
How to Serve: Best served without additions. However, some add honey or lemon.
Darjeeling Tea Bags Benefits
Darjeeling Tea Bags contain a wealth of vitamins, minerals and other antioxidants. These chemical compounds can do much to support your health and wellbeing.
Namely, they maintain the immune system, aid digestion, promote weight loss and reduce the risk of developing numerous chronic conditions. What more could you want from your new favourite beverage?