Having enjoyed tea for over 2,000 years, Chinese tea enthusiasts are now welcoming innovations to this age-old beverage, with trends ranging from fruit tea and bubble tea, to blended drinks like chai lattes, which have created a thriving market.
China's baking and tea beverage sectors are showing strong growth with significant increases in average revenue per outlet, according to an industry report jointly published by the China Hospitality Association and Xinhuanet on October 13.
In the fragrance of tea routes, visitors can explore plantations and fairs at the country's major tea production areas, including Zhejiang, Fujian and Sichuan provinces. Highlights include watching tea production and processing, savoring a variety of tea, exploring historical tea trade routes and staying in tea-themed homestays.
Today, the Tea Industry Committee of China Association for the Promotion of International Agricultural Cooperation and the Belt and Road Innovation Institute for International Tea Trade and Science and Technology jointly compiled the 2022 Tea Import and Export Analysis Report of China
Liupao tea, which originated in Wuzhou, has long been popular in overseas Chinese communities. Its fame grew significantly overseas in the second half of the 19th century among Chinese migrants in Southeast Asia, who used it as a herbal remedy in the hot, humid climate.
On November 11, the first overseas warehouse of Sichuan Huayi Tea Industry Co., Ltd was established in Fergana Oblast, Uzbekistan, which is the first overseas tea warehouse established by tea enterprises of Jiajiang county, and also a new base for Jiajiang tea to expand overseas market.