Tea: The Tea Industry and Types of Tea

Tea is loved by millions, around the world and in India, it’s something without which people often feel incomplete to start the day with. In India Tea, called Chai is a part of almost all the houses and offices; people start their day with the cup of tea. Tea is a part of reading newspaper, random talks, feeling fresh, working late, meeting friends and guests coming over.


The story of Tea began in China in 2737 BC, the Chinese emperor Shen Nung was sitting beneath a tree while his servant boiled drinking water, when some leaves from the tree blew into the water. Shen Nung, a renowned herbalist, decided to try the infusion that his servant had accidentally created. As per history, tea was brough to India by the silk caravans that travelled from China to Europe.


The global tea market approx. worth is US $55,144 million and is projected to reach US $68,950 million by 2027. India is one of the biggest producers of tea; and the total tea exports from India was approx. US $692.1 million; the export quantity was approx. 175.39 million kg. Indian Assam, Darjeeling and Nilgiri tea are considered to be the finest.

Based on the tea leaves, there are five main types of tea: Black, Green, Oolong, White and Pu-erh. The most popular tea in India is Masala Chai, Assam Tea, Greem Tea, Butter Tea, Kashmiri Kahwa, Noon Chai and Darjeeling Tea.


People in India are really fond of the regular ‘chai’ but also like to experiment in terms of tea; there are flavoured teas and other kind of teas like tandoori chai, matka chai and others.

Tea is a part of life; a part of work place; and a part of your daily schedule. It’s even a great gifting option. In India, there are number of small and big companies who are into product of tea; and different types of teas.


Here’s a chance for you to explore tea from all around India, at Giftex exhibition we have tea companies across India exhibiting their best products.

Visit India’s Biggest Trade exhibition from 3rd August to 6th August and get a chance to choose the perfect Tea for yourself, your friends and your office!


Visitors Registrations now open – https://giftex.in/giftex-registration-2022/