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Tea Grades - Dont be biased

Tea Grades There are some misunderstanding existed on the quality aspect of Tea Grades. Each one has its own taste and preference advocate for one grade or another. These tea grades are subjective and can vary from region to region. As is known, the Whole Leaf, Fanning’s and the Dusts are all made from the same leaves, undergo the same process of manufacturing and is separated based on particle size during the process of sorting.
As is known, the Whole Leaf, Fanning’s and the Dusts are all made from the same leaves, undergo the same process of manufacturing and is separated based on particle size during the process of sorting. Fanning or Dust is never inferior to Whole Leaf (or Brokens in case of CTC Teas) in any way, and scores over Whole Leaf in terms of Cuppage and usability in Tea Bags (4 Grms is recommended for a cup, yet Tea Bags contain 2 to 2.5 Grms only!)
It is the process of FERMENTATION and DRYING which lends different characteristics to different grades.
The Surface area of a grain of Tea exposed to atmosphere during Fermentation and to Hot Air during Drying vis-a-vis its mass is different in the case of different grades. As a result, the smaller grades are more thoroughly OXIDISED and DRIED, whereas the larger grades retain a bit of GREENNESS in its core.
In general, Brew Dusts for a shorter while and enjoy the flavour of Leaf or brew Leaf for a longer while and enjoy the strength of Dusts!