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Long Island Strawberry Green Tea - Loose Leaf

SKU: TOLSLL_GRNLIS

MPN: TOLSLL_GRNLIS

$6.99 $5.39

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Sweet strawberry and papaya pieces round out an exceptionally smooth green tea

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The Long Island Strawberry Green Tea blend from English Tea Store combines a Sencha style green from Hunan, China with the sweet flavor of strawberries. Green tea forgoes the fermentation process required to produce black tea. The leaf is steamed after plucking, then bruised either by machine or by hand. After that it's pan or basket fired, leaving it with a distinctive glossy look and light sweetish flavor - an almost perfect match for the strawberry in terms of character profile. The juiciness has been further enhanced by the addition of dried papaya pieces.

Long Island has been famous for its strawberries for as long as people have lived there. Local history books describe people going on picnics and nature hikes to pick the wild berries as far back as the 1850's - and that's only recorded history. Archaeological records show that the Native Americans who inhabited Long Island centuries ago were also fond of the sweet summertime fruit. As time wore on, and car culture began to develop, roadside fruit stands popped up to cater to city folk partaking in the new found pleasure of the country drive. To this day a journey out to Long Island will take you past many such stands and pick-your-own berry patches.

How to Make Tea

Available in 3 sizes (Please select from the options above):

  • First time trying English Tea Store's Long Island Strawberry Green Loose Leaf Tea? Try our Sample Size of 1 ounce.
  • Contents loose leaf tea net weight 4 ounces
  • Contents loose leaf tea net weight 16 ounces (1 pound)

Long Island Strawberry Green Tea is gluten free, as well as nuts, wheat, crustacea, eggs, milk/dairy, sulfites, and soy lecithin free. This tea is packed at a factory that has nuts on the premises.

Tea is made in China

Caffeine content: Low - This tea contains natural caffeine found in the L. Camellia Sinensis family. A cup of green tea steeped in boiled water for 5 minutes will contain between 22 to 29 milligrams of caffeine. An equal sized cup of coffee will contain between 80 – 100 milligrams of caffeine. Caffeine quickly becomes soluble in very hot water. If you wish to reduce the caffeine level in this tea, briefly rinsing the tea leaves in extremely hot water will reduce the caffeine content between 25-50% with only a minor effect on taste.

Antioxidant Content: High -The longer you steep your tea the more polyphenols will be extracted. (Test results based on 5 minutes steeping time. Polyphenol percentages may fluctuate with lot, grade of tea, testing method, temperature of water and freshness of tea). More antioxidants are extracted from tea (L. Camellia Sinesis) the longer it is brewed. And the more tea is used, the greater the antioxidant benefit.

Nutritional Information: Amount per Serving; Serving size 2.5 grams of loose tea. Makes 8 fluid ounces or 240 milliliters.

  • Calories: 0
  • Percent of Daily Value
  • Fat: 0 grams, 0 %
  • Sodium: 2 milligrams, 0 %
  • Carbohydrate: 1 grams, 0%
  • Protein: 0.1 grams

Not a significant source of fat, saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, dietary fiber, sugars, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium and iron

Be sure to check out our other types of Long Island Strawberry Green Tea in Tea Bags and in K-Cups.

Long Island Strawberry Green Tea  - Loose Leaf

Long Island Strawberry Green Tea - Loose Leaf.

Rating: 4.7/5 based on 28 review(s)
  • Price: $5.39 - In stock
  • Product ID: TOLSLL_GRNLIS

Additional Information

SKU TOLSLL_GRNLIS
Product Type Loose Leaf Tea
Brand English Tea Store
Tea Type Flavored Green Tea, Fruit Flavored Tea, Green Tea
Flavor Strawberry
Package Size 4oz
Dietary Options Caffeinated, Gluten Free
Manufacturer Part Number TOLSLL_GRNLIS

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