Pairing food with green tea

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The pairing of tea with food is often likened to wine because of it many flavors, notes, astringency and tartness. From sweet to savory, all kinds of flavors work in perfect harmony with the varying notes of green tea and this list will tell you which foods to eat when you sit down with a cup of tea next time!

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6 best food pairings for black tea

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Drinking tea is a very communal event and its joy is enhanced when shared with friends and family. Culturally, sharing food is also another event which brings the family together and thus, pairing tea with food makes it the perfect match. Britain has the traditional afternoon tea while Indians share tea over snacks and lots of laughter. Tea pairing with food has gained ground in the West and is today popular in many tearooms, boutiques and restaurants. 

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Our Teas - Meghalayan Green Tea

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The ‘Our Teas’ series is a series of blogs where we tell you all about our collection, moving one by one through the marvelous and delicious teas that we have in store for you!

Today we will be exploring the newest addition to our exquisite assortment of tea offerings, green tea from Meghalaya, straight from the hills of Shillong.

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How to brew Kombucha using black tea

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How to make yummy, fizzy and healthy Kombucha at home? We have the best homemade Kombucha recipe for you!

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How the Global Pandemic affected the Indian Tea Industry

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The need to control the spread of the virus required the slowing down of economic activity and the ones worst affected were those which require human interaction and manual labor. The tea industry stands to be one such industry because the processes such as plucking are done by hand by the large number of tea plantation workers all over the world. In this article we will explore how the Indian tea industry dealt with the perils of a nationwide lockdown, how it was affected and how it continues to cope in a shackled economy with another lockdown looming over its head.

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The Indian Tea Industry - Revenue, Market share, Highest producing states

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India is known all over the world for its wide variety and luxurious quality of tea. Let us take a deep dive into the tea industry in India and reveal what the tea market in this vibrant country looks like!

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Our Teas - Darjeeling first flush and second flush

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The ‘Our Teas’ series is a new series of blogs where we tell you all about our collection, moving one by one through the marvelous and delicious teas that we have in store for you!

Today we will be exploring our signature teas, the Darjeeling first and second flush, straight from the lavish tea gardens.

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Tea Subscription - The Indian Tea Club

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Freshcarton is launching its new subscription models with your help! Follow our campaign and support us so that we can help kickstart the Freshcarton Tea Club and grow the Indian tea community in the US.


You already know the story of our two founders, Das and Dipan who embarked on this tea journey together however what this blog entails today is their larger vision for Freshcarton and their promise to deliver on the promise of “freshness in every sip’.

Founders Das and Dipan

 

We are offering you a wide variety of subscription models! More tea for everyone at extremely affordable prices has always been our mission and thus these subscription models range from $24 to $169. The various subscription plans and combos that you can order to support us are as follows!


  • One time tea sampler set $24  - 
  1. a tea-sampler set with three of our favorite collections of tea  
  2. 15% discount code every future purchase at www.freshcarton.com till Dec 31, 2021

  • One time premium gift set $49
  1. A holiday gift basket comprising of our top selling Cast Iron Teapot and 4 hand picked Tea blends (50g each) 
  2. 15% discount code on every future purchase at www.freshcarton.com till Dec 31, 2021
  • Quarterly subscription model for 1 year $69 - 
  1. Two premium Tea (100g each) every quarter in 2021 with the option of customizing your tea based on our offered selection 
  2. 15% discount code every future purchase at www.freshcarton.com till Dec 31, 2021

 

  • Monthly subscription model for 1 year $169 - 
    1. Two premium Tea (100g each) every month with the option of customizing your tea based on our offered selection
    2. 15% discount code every future purchase at www.freshcarton.com till Dec 31, 2021

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    There are 5 main things that your support will help us do

    • It would help us offer more varieties to you, the customer so that you have more tea options to choose from within our range!
    • Being environmentally healthy and conscious is of great importance to us and thus this would help us work on environmentally packaging, particularly for our teabags.
    • This will also help us to scale up to a more automated blending and packaging process.
    • The tea community that we work with in India is important to us and thus this will help us invest in the well being of our tea workers including education for their children and industry standards of work.
    • Lastly, this would help us grow the Indian tea community in the US

    Support us by subscribing to our models.


    Thank you and keep supporting!

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    6 Most Popular Tea Blends

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    Tea blending is a process by which different types of tes, spices and/or herbs are blended together to create a flavorful final product. Teas of the same type and coming from the same region can be blended to create a balanced flavor profile and teas are also blended with herbs, spices, oils and other additives to create signature flavored tea blends which are extremely popular. The mark of any good tea blend is balance.

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    A Brief History of Teapots

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    Teapots are quintessential for brewing your favorite cup of loose leaf tea! These beautiful wares which are also the perfect mantelpiece have been around for ages but what really is the history and origin of the teapot? Come along with us on a journey to trace the teapot through the ages, from China to Europe.

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