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Storing Tea with - Tip#2 Avoid Light and Moisture

Posted by Kimiko URIU on June 16, 2014 (0 Comments)

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Tip# 2 – Avoid Light and Moisture

Light and moisture are a tea's worst nightmare. The best place to keep most teas is simply in a kitchen cupboard, in any type of resealable, light-proof, non-plastic container. Some plastics can affect the flavours of teas, or keep the flavour of an old tea that was in the container before. Air tight containers such as tins and aluminium food safe bags are best for keeping tea from fading due to light and clumping due to moisture.


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