Tea has been around for over 5000 years. After water, it’s the second most consumed beverage on the planet. It can be found in almost every culture. It’s got zero calories and it’s sugar free.
One of the main differences between loose leaf tea and bagged tea is the size of the tea leaves. Loose leaf tea is made of full or slightly broken leaves while bagged tea is made up of tea fannings, which are basically bits and pieces. As tea leaves get smaller, they dry out and the natural taste starts to dwindle. Loose leaf tea, with its larger leaves, holds in the natural oils and thus brews a more full flavoured cup. Yum.