Tiny Green Temple Green Loose Leaf Tea
Highly Commended at The Leafies 2022 by the UK Tea Academy
An organic green tea from the extraordinary Mogok Tea Company in Myanmar. Fresh and floral, with citrus notes that reflect the unique terroir of the region, Tiny Green Temple is light, lively and produced to the very highest environmental and social standards. The company itself, founded by humanitarian and entrepreneur Phyu Thwe, provides the community with safer and more sustainable livelihood to the local gem-mining industry.
Ingredients: Green tea
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read the leaves
step 1: leaves
For one cup, measure out 3 grams into your teapot or brew mug.
step 2: water
Heat 250ml of water to 70°C.
step 3: time
Pour your heated water over the leaves and steep for 3 minutes.
Using artisan, small-batch and organic methods, Mogok Tea Company produces a high grade green tea that captures the unique terroir of the tea plantation – with distinctive floral and citrus notes, and a gorgeous undertone of tropical fruit.
Workers at the Mogok Tea Company sorting high grade tea leaves.
Located in the Thabeikkyin District of Mandalay Region of Myanmar, Mogok is located 200 kilometres north of Mandalay and 148 kilometres north-east of Shwebo.
Aerial shot of Phyu's tea factory and the plantation, nestled in the hills of Mogok, Myanmar.
Against a backdrop of ongoing civil war, Mogok Tea Company provides an alternative livelihood to the dangerous and environmentally destructive industry of gem mining in the area. The company offers exemplary working conditions and employee benefits for Myanmar – including weekends and paid holiday and medical bills. It’s also helping to build much-needed infrastructure in the area, such as recycling facilities.
Read more about the Mogok story here – including an interview with founder Phyu Thwe.
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