Collection Green Tea
Green Tea Collection
Green tea is a type of tea made up exclusively of leaves of Camellia sinensis (or Thea chinensis) that during work must be free from oxidation. Of Chinese origin, for centuries and been consumed in various regions of Asia, from Japan to the Middle East. Only recently she has found its spread in the West, where traditionally wears mostly black tea.
II green tea is not fermented, so the leaves retain their green color. The leaves are arranged on surfaces of bamboo, and are exposed to the sun for a few hours.
Then are passed to the steam (100 ° C) for at least 30 second !, so as to inactivate certain enzymes, followed by various drying steps (typically 4, from about 20-40 minutes
each) which evaporate a large percentage of water contained in the
Drying makes the leaves and mushy and interspersed with phases of folding
or rolling (at this point can be bent into shapes like particolarL
varietd in gunpowder), When the leaves are well dried are ready for
be refined (eliminates the dust and debris) and possibly tostote
(As for Hojicha), and then are sent to the packaging.