Discover our selection of black tea
Our black teas, whether Assam, Ceylon or Earl Grey, are all carefully cultivated with perfectly healthy leaves.
Black teas from China, India, Sri Lanka
Black tea is a classic tea that takes on different flavors depending on its region of production. If China produces very high quality black teas, such as Yunnan tea, India with its Assam teas offers very typical products particularly appreciated by tea lovers. Ceylon tea, originating from Sri Lanka and also called Darjeeling, is one of the most sold teas in Europe. The famous earl grey tea, a blend of black tea and bergamot, is also a very popular product.
What are the benefits of black tea?
Black teas contain tannins, minerals, vitamins and caffeine. Like coffee, the caffeine it contains is gradually distributed throughout the body and the tannins have a calming effect on the stomach. As black tea is fully fermented, it is more loaded with theine than green tea. Like green tea, it contains catechin, an active ingredient known for its slimming effect. Rich in antioxidants, it also has a protective effect on the cardiovascular system. According to some studies, it even allows to decrease the risk of vascular accident of 11%. Recommended in case of migraines or digestive disorders, it also improves the fixation of calcium in women and prevents the formation of cavities. Finally, black tea can be drunk with milk.