Broken Orange Pekoe - Small or broken pieces of leaves
Broken Orange Pekoe Fanning’s - Smaller than BOP leaves, broken leaf, slightly larger than dust
Orange Pekoe – Same Style but small than OPA
Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe - Same style of BOP but slightly bigger in size and consisting few tips
Twisted and Coarse
Same style, but small in size than the Pekoe
Orange Pekoe ‘A’ - A good quality tea, consisting of large and slightly open leaf pieces
Orange Pekoe One – More Wiry than OP
Broken Orange Pekoe one – Wiry and small than OP1
Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe one - Little small than the BOP1
Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe Fanning’s - Similar to the BOP leaf but firm leaf and consisting few tips
Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe Fanning’s one – Similar to the BOPF but firm leaf and consisting Little more tips then FBOPF
Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe Fanning’s Special - Similar to the FBOPF1 but firm and more black leaf with much better tips, prices are high
Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe Fanning’s Extra Special – Similar to FBOP1 but firm and more black leaf with much better leafy tips, expensive than
Dust - Similar to D1 but will appear slightly brown powder leaves price must be low
Dust 1 - The smallest of particles smaller than Fanning’s leaves
Broken Pekoe Special – Even curl pieces
Broken Pekoe 1- Little smaller then BPS
Broken Pekoe Leaf – Even leaf pieces
Pekoe Fanning’s 1 – Similar to BP1 but small pieces
Pekoe Dust - The smallest of particles smaller than PF1 leaves
These teas are small, unopened leaves of the tea plant. These tips are also commonly known as "buds," although they do not form flowers and also appear silver mixed white color
Similar to silver tips color appear as gold mixed white
Broken Orange Pekoe one A– Weight Less Large leaves
Broken Mix – Smaller then BOP 1A’s
Fanning’s broken leaves, slightly larger than dust
Fanning’s broken leaves, slightly larger than FNGS
Fanning’s broken leaves, slightly larger than dust
Fanning’s broken leaves, slightly larger than PFNGS
Broken Pekoe - Broken Stems
Chunmee - Curl twisted pieces smaller then GP Sp
Gun Powder 1 - Twisted and Coarse similar to Pekoe but color must be green
Gun Powder 2 – Little opened coarse slightly bigger then GP1
Gun Powder Special – Bloom Curl twisted pieces bigger then CH
Green Curl - Opened coarse more dark color leaves
Sowmee - Even and neat opened pieces
consists of tiny dark green needle - shaped pieces
Green Tea Flowery Fanning’s - Similar to the BOPF firm leaf but Green color consisting little tips
Green Tea Flowery Fanning’s 1 - Similar to the GTFF but little bigger in size
Green Tea Powder – Powder type tea last part of the manufacture
A popular leaf size which helps to bring out a good balance of taste and strength. Well made, neat leaf of medium size without excessive stalk or fiber. There should not be any fine particles (fanning & dust) which are not true-to-grade.
Particles are smaller than BOP, popular in the higher elevations. Taste stronger than BOP whilst retaining all other characteristics.
Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe Fanning’s - similar to BOP leaf but firm leaf consisting few tips.
A typical low country semi-leaf tippy teas, similar to BOPF but firm leaf consisting little more tips than FBOPF.
Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe Fanning’s special - similar to FBOPF1 but firm and more black leaf with much better tips.
A whole leaf tea with an abundance of long tips, similar to FBOP1 but firm and blacker leaf with much better leafy tips.
Smaller than BOP1 with presence of tips, but larger than FBOPF1
Long twisted wiry leaf, fairly tippy. Longer than BOP1.
The smallest of particles left after sifting which is often used in tea bags to infuse rapidly and make a brew that is strong and robust.
Less grainy than PD & clean.
A well twisted semi-leaf tea generally from the low country, with a mild malty taste.
Long, wiry well or partly twisted tea.
A whole leaf, well twisted tea. A delicate brew that varies in taste according to the different districts. Less wiry than OP1, but much more twisted than OPA.
Long bold leaf tea with air twist consisting of large and slightly open leaf pieces.
Twisted and Coarse tea.
Similar to Pekoe but smaller in size.
The (white tea) leaves of our Golden Tips tea are dried naturally. Lingering in sweetness due to hints of honey and pine, this light amber-hued liquor is also high in antioxidants.
Similar to above made out of the buds but in silver colour.
A larger size leaf with bold round particles giving a full body’s bright tea. Equivalent to size of high grown BOP, but granular.
A smaller size leaf with strong tasting tea. Equivalent in size to grainy high grown BOPF, but granular.
Fanning’s broken leaves, slightly larger than dust.
Broken Stems, choppy, hard leaf tea.
Flak leaf without stalk and fiber. (Clean tea)
Chun Mee is a popular green tea. It has a dusty appearance and is generally more acidic and less sweet than other green teas. The tea is divided into several grades with numbers.
Flavor varies according to the growing location of tea used for production. Its English name comes from its resemblance to grains of gunpowder. When buying gunpowder tea it is important to look for shiny pellets, which indicate that the tea is relatively fresh. Pellet size is also associated with quality. High quality gunpowder tea will have small, tightly rolled pellets.
Little opened coarse slightly bigger then GP1.
Bloom Curl twisted pieces of leaf.
Similar to OP but colour must be green.
Opened coarse more dark colour leaves .
Even and neat opened pieces.
Similar to the BOPF, firm leaf but green color consisting little tips.
Powder type tea last part of the manufacture.