Storing Tea

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Our premium Tea Trekker tea will stay fresh and sound for several weeks to several months in its original packet, depending on the type of tea.

For storage longer than a month we recommend storing your tea in clean, air-tight tins or pottery or glass containers.

We offer a much  more in-depth look at tea storage, incuding a breakdown by type of tea, plus a discussion of ‘resting’ and ‘ageing’.

Follow this link to our page from the “About Our Tea” section.

Generally, keep your tea:

in a dry place away from excessive heat, direct light, strong odors

in a cool place but not in the refrigerator or in the freezer
(
an exception to this are some Japanese green teas)

More Tea 101 Tutorials:

What is Tea?    Selecting Tea    Steeping Tea    Healthful Benefits

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