Pu-Erh Tea

 


PU-ERH TEA  (or Pu-er) has an ancient history of more than 2,000 years.  Originating in Yunnan province of southwestern China. Pu-erh, which is process in a special way to encourage microbial fermentation after the leaves are dried, ages more dynamically than any tea out there.    Like Champagne or other regionally specific foods and beverages, pu-erh is a geographically indicated (GI) product, and it can only be produced and fermented in Southern Yunnan with sun-dried green tea from certain tea varietals found in Yunnan, Laos, Burma and some parts of Thailand and Vietnam. Pu-erh tea, with its unique bold and earthy character, is becoming very popular all over the world as a health and wellness tea. It is regarded as a slimming and naturally safe dieter's tea throughout Southeast Asia, where it is an integral part of the food culture.