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Rwanda Pekoe – Organic

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100g£4.20

Rwanda Pekoe – Organic

Our Rwanda Pekoe is a tea that celebrates the beauty of simplicity. Whether you prefer it plain or with a touch of milk, this tea is an invitation to savour the gentle embrace of black tea with a touch of Assamica character. Experience Rwanda’s tea tradition in every cup.


Tea Description: Our Rwanda Pekoe Tea offers a soft and inviting black tea experience. Crafted with care and precision, it brings together the best of two worlds: the smoothness of a gentle black tea and the unique character of Assamica leaves.


Taste Profile: Indulge in the harmonious blend of flavours found in Rwanda Pekoe. This tea boasts a mellow and soothing taste that envelops your senses. With a touch of Assamica richness, it strikes a perfect balance, making it an ideal choice for those seeking a comforting cup of black tea.


Origin: Sourced from the picturesque tea gardens of Rwanda, this tea captures the essence of the region’s natural beauty. The fertile soil and favourable climate create an ideal terroir for tea cultivation, resulting in a tea that is as delightful as it is distinctive.


Why Rwanda Pekoe?

  • Soft and Mellow: Rwanda Pekoe offers a gentle and soft tea-drinking experience.
  • Assamica Influence: The infusion of Assamica leaves adds depth and character.
  • Premium Quality: Our commitment to quality ensures that you enjoy the finest tea from Rwanda’s lush tea gardens.

A little about the tea insdustry in Kenya:
Tea plantations in Rwanda have become a significant part of the country’s agricultural landscape and economy.
Here is an overview of tea cultivation in Rwanda:

  1. History: Tea cultivation in Rwanda dates back to the early 20th century when German and Belgian colonizers introduced tea plants to the region. Since then, the tea industry has grown steadily.
  2. Geographic Regions: Rwanda’s tea plantations are primarily located in the country’s high-altitude regions, including the northern and western provinces. The elevation, fertile volcanic soil, and favorable climate contribute to the quality of Rwandan teas.
  3. Tea Types: Rwanda produces a variety of teas, including black, green, and orthodox teas. Black tea, in particular, is a prominent export, and Rwandan teas are known for their brisk and robust character.
  4. Smallholder Farmers: Rwanda has a significant number of smallholder tea farmers who play a crucial role in tea production. These farmers contribute to both domestic consumption and export markets.
  5. Processing Facilities: Rwanda has modern tea processing factories that follow international standards for quality and hygiene. These facilities process the harvested tea leaves into various types and grades of tea.
  6. Export: Rwandan teas are exported to different parts of the world, including Europe, the Middle East, and North America. The teas are often used in blends or enjoyed as single-origin teas.
  7. Tea Quality: Rwandan teas are known for their briskness, malty notes, and bright liquor. They are often compared to teas from neighboring countries like Kenya and Assam, India.
  8. Social Impact: The tea industry in Rwanda has had a positive impact on the livelihoods of many farmers, including women who are actively involved in tea cultivation and production.
  9. Sustainability: Efforts are being made to promote sustainable tea farming practices and environmental conservation in Rwandan tea gardens.

Rwanda’s tea industry has grown in prominence and is known for producing quality teas with distinctive flavour profiles. The sector continues to contribute to the country’s economy and provides livelihood opportunities for many Rwandans.

Weight

10g, 50g, 100g, 500g, 1 KG

Milk Suitable

Yes, Optional

Dietary & Lifestyle

No Added Sugar, No Almonds, No Gelatine, No Milk, No Nuts, No Soya

Organic/Vegan

Organic

Tea leaf strength

Medium

Best time to drink

Morning, Afternoon, Evening

Taste Guide

Malty, Refreshing

Country of Origin

Rwanda

Brewing time
3 minutes
Brewing temperature
100°C
Teaspoons per cup
1 teaspoon
Teaspoons per litre
3 teaspoons

Organic Black Tea

Shipping and Returns

UK Flat-rate £4.80 incl. VAT*
UK Free delivery for orders over £30*
(*48hrs service / see F.A.Q page)


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