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What are Herbal Teas?

What are Herbal Teas?

Better known as fruit or herbal teas, infusions aren’t actually teas at all! These delicious drinks masquerading as teas are made using herbs, spices and fruits for delicious flavour combinations. Most are caffeine free and we’re confident you’ll find one that you love.

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Why Make The Switch To Organic Tea?

Organic farming is much better for the environment which means more of the wildlife we love and less of the pesticides we don’t. Plus, Clipper’s organic teas are all absolutely delicious, so why wouldn’t you make the switch?

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What is Green Tea?

Even if you drink it every day, you might find yourself asking: what is green tea? Well, it’s made from the same plant as black tea (‘everyday’ tea) but processed differently. Simple! The result is a distinctive flavour and lovely golden colour.

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What is White Tea?

If you’ve never heard of white tea, it’s worth getting to know. This tea is made from the same plant as black tea but only the youngest leaves are used. After a little gentle processing, the resulting tea is traditionally famed for its health benefits.

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Why is Fairtrade Tea Better?

We don’t want tea that means the people behind it suffer. Fairtrade tea supports fair wages and a better deal for workers. All this and Clipper Fairtrade tea is delicious as well! Why wouldn’t you choose it for your cup?

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Where Does White Tea Come From?

The short answer is South East China. The longer answer is that Clipper white tea is from the youngest, freshest leaves of the Camellia Sinensis plant, organically grown in the high elevation tea gardens in the Fujian Province… in South East China.

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Is There Caffeine in Green Tea?

Short answer: yes! But that’s not the whole story. Although green tea comes from the same plant as black tea, it’s processed differently. You’re left with a delicious, calming green tea and less caffeine in your cup.

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