Getting photographs uploaded to the blog has been a challenge. So here are a variety of photos from different parts of our journey.
Once the fresh tea leaves have been harvested the first step in the processing is halting the oxidation which is done by firing the leaves in this machine.
Once the leaves are fired they are ready for the roller. This step in the process is done to create the appearence of the leaf style.
These tea leaves, organic Chunmee to be exact, will go to the larger factory at this point to be sorted. Some green teas will go thru a second process, baked agian, but that would depend on the type of tea being processed.
Until next time, Beth