white tea

India White Tea Production Expands to Assam

By Pullock Dutta JORHAT, Assam The best-known gardens in India producing white tea are in Darjeeling in the far north and in the southern Nilgiri Mountains. Taking an inspiration from the royal Chinese tradition, Raj Barooah, director of Aideobari Tea Estate is developing unique white teas in Assam. His teas are modeled on the...

White Tea Shows Promise in Slowing Fat Cell Growth

White tea shows promise in slowing the growth of fat cells and may even stop new fat cells from forming, according to the article “White Tea: Solution To Obesity Epidemic?” published in the journal Nutrition and Metabolism. Dr. Adrienne Youdim, associate professor of medicine at UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, discussed the importance of...

Tea Polyphenols Studied in Fight Against Neurodegeneration

By Stephenie Overman Polyphenols in white tea are promising candidates to test for protection against neurodegeneration associated with diabetes, according to Dr. Branca Maria Silva, an associate professor at the University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal. Silva spoke on “Polyphenols as protective agents against neurotoxicity and neurodegeneration: the case of tea polyphenols,” at the...

Inko’s Organic White Tea

World Tea Expo Advance Pricing Deadline ends Thursday, April 16! Last chance to save on your ticket to experience everything tea. Tea drinkers, primarily younger women, have elevated green to a new height – white. “White tea has been hitting the headlines regularly for the past 15 years with stories about both its high...