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The Rise in Popularity of Pu Er Tea

The History of Pu-er and Some Interesting Facts to Consider
Pu-er tea was first produced during the Tang Dynasty of China in 7th century. It is made from fermented and wilted tea leaves, which are then rolled into pellets. The resulting pu er tea can be aged, and it becomes darker in color with age. Pu-er has been a part of Chinese culture for centuries and has evolved to take on many forms as a result of its deep history. It has become more popular in recent years due to the emergence of urban lifestyles with less access to fresh tea leaves because of their geographical location.

There are many interesting facts about pu-er that you might not have known before reading this article. The word “puer” means “old tree” in Chinese. Each year, it is said that 2.5 million tons of raw pu-er tea leaves are produced in China. It is an ancient tea crop where the production date is not fixed and ranges from 5,000 years ago to today. Pu-Er tea is made from fermented leaves as well as stems and veins. Fermentation can be done in two ways: dry fermentation or wet fermentation. The latter being done using water or an alcohol solution, while dry fermentation is done without adding anything to them. There are different types of Pu-Er tea as well, with varying levels of caffeine and other flavor notes which may be bitter, sweet, or smoky.

Why the Market for Pu-er Tea Has Grown So Rapidly
Pu-Er tea is a very popular type of Chinese tea sold in many places around the world. It is the most expensive type of loose leaf tea on the market. Pu-Er teas are usually aged for a long period of time before they are sold, and their price varies depending on the quality of leaves used to make them.

Despite its high cost, there has been an increase in demand for Pu-er tea from China. This type of tea is grown in Yunnan province which is traditionally known as the “Land of Pu-er”. It’s one of the regions that produce the most pu-er tea. The rise in popularity of this region has led to an increase in production and a rise in price. The current demand for this type of tea is predicted to reach $16 billion by 2020.

The market for Pu-er Tea has grown rapidly in recent years due to the increasing demand for health and wellness. This is mainly due to consumers who are concerned about their health and want to avoid any harm that might come with drinking purified water. Pu-er tea has been a favorite among many for its health benefits such as anti-tumor, antioxidant and weight loss properties. In the past few decades, it has become popular with Westerners who are interested in improving their health with a “healthy” drink like this one.

How Pu-Er Tea Differs from Normal Tea
It is important to know the difference between pu-er tea and other types of tea, as they taste different. Pu-er Tea is much more complex than regular green tea or black tea because it is aged for many years in clay pots. Pu-Er tea has a stronger, earthy flavor due to the fact that it is produced in a clay pot on the leaves over many years.

Since pu-er Tea has a more earthy flavor than its other counterparts, it is often drunk after eating something with an earthly taste such as mushrooms or walnuts. The best way to taste this type of tea is slow sipping it while enjoying a beautiful view or after eating something with an earthy flavor. It is also known for its invigorating effects which make it a good choice for most tea lovers.