Collection Black Tea
THE black tea, and a type of tea made up of the leaves of the plant Camellia sinensis (or Thea sinensis), the same plant as green tea. II black tea differs from green tea only for the process of processing the leaves. The leaves of black tea, after being collected and macerated, are dried, rolled and crushed, this process leads to the oxidation of you, that is not the case in the reaction process
of green tea.
After harvesting the leaves of black tea are first dried, then they are rolled up on themselves; dried again and macerated, repeated passages comminute the leaves and release some enzymes, among which the polyphenol oxidase.
the following phase and fermentation: from half an hour to two hours at about 30 ° C.
destroys enzymes, stops the fermentation processes and stabilizes the black tea.