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Ceylon Tea

Ceylon - or modern day Sri Lanka - has one of the world's oldest tea empires. British tea planter James Taylor introduced the first tea plantation to Ceylon in 1867, where the tea leaves thrived in the cool, humid climate. Full-bodied loose leaf Ceylon Black Tea, delicate loose leaf Ceylon Green Tea, and rare loose leaf Ceylon White Tea are among this island nation's top tea exports. Find high-quality black Ceylon Tea in estate blend, organic, and decaffeinated varieties here.

loose leaf tea gift set
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The Perfect Holiday Gift! Experience the unique terroir of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) in a cup of tea with our exciting new gift set, “Passport to Explore: Teas of Ceylon! This set offers four premium teas to sample: TC46: Lumbini Estate OP1 Black Tea, TC57: Somerset Estate BOP Black Tea, TC60: Idulgashinna Estate OP Organic Black Tea, and TC38: Idulgashinna Estate OP1 Green Tea Organic. Beautifully packaged in our gold-embossed “passport” folder, this special gift set is sure to please tea novices and tea connoisseurs alike. Each sample size packet will yield approximately 4-5 six-ounce cups of tea.

GP03 |
$19.95
Ceylon English breakfast tea
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A full-bodied and flavorful Ceylon blend. An excellent morning tea, especially suited for the addition of milk and sugar.

TB18 |
$0.12/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 10 Reviews
Loose leaf Ceylon kandy silver tip tea
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Well twisted, ebony brown leaves and a complement of silver buds yield a dark, satisfying infusion with a sweet aroma. Notes of honey and malt round out the bright, toasty cup, which could accommodate milk, if desired. A pleasant briskness lingers in the light fruity finish.

TC16 |
$0.19/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 6 Reviews
USDA Organic Ceylon organic loose leaf green tea
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From the Uva district, this organic green tea offering has long, well-twisted leaves that produce a pale golden liquor with a smooth mouth feel. The light, sweet aroma is earthy with mineral nuances. The herbaceous cup has a stone fruit sweetness and a clean finish. This is a great choice for those who enjoy a less vegetal flavor.

TC38 |
$0.24/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 6 Reviews
USDA Organic Ceylon organic loose leaf black tea
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Attractive and bold, the large, dark brown leaves of this organic offering have a folded, crepey appearance. The medium amber cup has a hint of caramel sweetness, a warm toasty quality, and a gentle pungency that plays at the edge of your palate.

TC60 |
$0.29/cup
The average rating for this product is 4.5 out of 5 stars 9 Reviews
Decaffeinated Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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The top standard of decaffeinated Ceylon available, and by far the most flavorful, and best we have cupped. Please note that even the best decaffeinated teas lack some of the flavor and complexity of their unprocessed counterparts.

TXC9 |
$0.27/cup
The average rating for this product is 4 out of 5 stars 2 Reviews
Ceylon BOP loose leaf black tea
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A choice blend of regional Ceylons.

TC05 |
$0.13/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 8 Reviews
Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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A perfect choice for breakfast tea, this broken-leaf selection wakes you up with its brisk, refreshing aroma. Notes of honey and a light floral hint blend harmoniously with a rich, toasty character.

TC52 |
$0.14/cup
The average rating for this product is 4.5 out of 5 stars 3 Reviews
Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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In this premium selection, a bounty of small golden tips provides a stunning contrast to the dark brown leaves. The medium amber cup is rich and full-bodied with a classic brisk character and honeyed fragrance. Burgundy notes join hints of spice and raisin, lingering in the finish.

TC49 |
$1.58/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 2 Reviews
Ceylon loose leaf Oolong tea
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Large, well-twisted leaves produce a pale golden liquor with a savory aroma, hinting of flowers. The savory quality may also be found in the flavor where it joins intense buttery notes and a light vegetal nuance.

TC25 |
$0.55/cup
loose leaf Ceylon black tea
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The dark brown, uniform leaves are sprinkled with an abundance of golden tips in this low-grown, classic “spider leg” black tea. The deep copper cup awakens the palate with its lively yet smooth character. Layers of raisin, cocoa, dark sugar and Burgundy add to the complex flavor. A warm toastiness lingers in the crisp finish. Another exemplary selection from New Vithanakande.

TC100 |
$0.56/cup
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 3 Reviews
USDA Organic loose leaf Oolong tea
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This exquisite organic Oolong selection showcases handcrafted full-leaf sets, produced from a fine plucking. The pale straw-colored cup has a honey-sweet character, fragrant with notes of dried fruit. A silky smooth mouth feel introduces notes of apricot, complemented by a green grape crispness that lingers into the finish.

TC86 |
$2.06/cup
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