Text and Photography by Bruce Richardson

When I communicate at tea occasions throughout the nation, audiences at all times need to know the way lengthy tea lasts and the way it must be saved. I inform them that the enemies of tea are humidity, air, and light-weight.

It is at all times greatest to switch each unfastened tea and tea baggage from a cardboard or paper container to an hermetic container. Tins and caddies with tight-fitting lids are greatest, as they may maintain out different smells and humidity. Glass jars on open cabinets should not ultimate for storage as a result of gentle can injury the leaves and negatively have an effect on the standard. However, glass jars could also be saved in darkish cabinets away from gentle. With the exception of Japanese matcha, most teas shouldn’t be saved in a fridge.

Be further cautious with flavored or fragrant teas. The added flavorings might be very potent, and the aromas could switch from tea to tea if these teas are saved close to one another. Lapsang souchong and peppermint can simply affect neighboring teas if not saved appropriately.

Properly saved, most teas have a shelf lifetime of 10 to 12 months. So should you purchased a tin of tea as a memento from Harrods in London 10 years in the past, toss the tea on your backyard, however maintain the ornamental container as a reminder of a day nicely spent.

7 Helpful Tips on Storing Tea7 Storage Tips

  1. Place all teas in hermetic containers resembling tins.
  2. Store containers away from gentle and moisture.
  3. With the exception of some inexperienced teas, tea ought to not be refrigerated.
  4. Keep fragrant teas other than nonflavored teas.
  5. Label the container with the date the tea was bought.
  6. Buy tea in small portions, and order typically.
  7. Use a tea scoop or a measuring spoon that’s fully dry.

Bruce Richardson is the proprietor of Elmwood Inn Fine Teas and the creator of The New Tea Companion.

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Amazy Bamboo Tea Box - Wooden Tea Chest with 8 dividers and drawer for storing tea bags and other accessories

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Pukka Travel Sachet Tin - Ideal for Storing Tea Bags Sachets Envelopes - Set of 3 Empty Tins

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MoKo Smell Proof Bag, [11 x 8.5 Inches] Water Resistant Odor Proof Hand Pouch with Resealable Double HOOK & LOOP Bags Container for Storing Tea, Cheese, Spices, Herbs, Onions, Dark Gray

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BESTONZON Natural Bamboo Wood Storage Box Square Candy Essential Oil Bottle Storage Organizer Tea Bag Storage Container with Nine Compartments for Storing Tea Bag Candy

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Emma Bridgewater Polka Dot 19 Piece Melamine Tea Set in House Carry Box

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Shopps High-grade stainless steel sealed tea pot, using electroplating process, exquisite workmanship, stainless steel, suitable for storing tea and spices.

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ToDIDAF Christmas Tin Candy Box, Tin Gift Box Candy &Cookie Storage Box Hanging Tree Xmas Decor, Storing Tea, Snacks, Candy, Cookie, Jewelry, 12x11x4cm (Blue Snowman)

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Orb - Natsume Tea Caddy Made of Porcelain for storing Matcha Green Tea etc... Artistic Glaze red/white

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Clipper Organic Tea Gift Caddy Envelopes, 30-Count, Green

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OAMCEG Wide Mouth Mason Jars, 4-Piece 1 L Airtight Glass Preserving Jars with Leak Proof Rubber Gasket and Clip Top Lids, Perfect for Storing Coffee, Sugar, Flour or Sweets - 6 Labels & Chalk Marker

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Clear Plastic Organiser and Clear Boxes to Really Useful Organiser, 16 x 0.14 Litre Storage Boxes in a Clear Plastic Organiser and Assorted Boxes

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Clipper Organic Everyday Decaf Tea 250 bags

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Artemio Wooden Tea Box 20 x 14 x 8 cm

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600 X White Unscented Tealights Candles 8hr 8 Hour Burning Time Tea Night Lights

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SumDirect 100pcs 13x20cm Clear Stand Up Food Bags, Zip Lock Reusable Sealing Food Pouches Snack Packing Bag with Tear Notch Thicken Heat Sealable for Storing, Cookie, Dried Foods, Drinking

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PuTwo PuTwo Makeup Organiser Brush Holder Birthday Gifts for Her Acrylic Desk Organiser- Round

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Laptop Desk, Bamboo Foldable Laptop Bed Table Tray, Notebook Computer Sofa Table Stand, Height & Angle Adjustable lapdesk Lap desk table with Storage drawer

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Ecoiffier Tea Set in Bag

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YANG WU Glass tea cans, hand-made retro portable small storage tanks, suitable for storing tea leaves, can be used in the living room, kitchen office

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  • ✵Material: The can body is made of colored glass, the can lid is wrapped in corn coat, the cover is tight and heavy, and it is not skewed with tea. It is healthy and environmentally friendly. It is simple and natural, and the matte surface will not slip when taken.
  • ✵Design: It is made of glass, which is to make the tea utensils like ice. It is bright and cool, it feels cool and cool, and it has a cool feeling when drinking tea. It retains the original texture of the glass and presents a beautiful beauty. It can be well expressed with corn clothes. This feeling.
  • ✵Applicable: simple and classic style, with natural corn clothes, can store a variety of tea, such as oolong, Longjing, Dahongpao, Pu'er, etc., suitable for a variety of scenes, can be placed in the living room coffee table, kitchen cabinets, office use.
  • ✵Offer: The quality of this product is very good, the price is also affordable, and you can earn it when you buy it.
  • ✵100% SERVICE : If you are confused about the quality of the product or have any other questions, you can email us and we will be happy to solve the problem for you. If you are not satisfied or inappropriate about the product, you can contact us and we will give you a satisfactory answer.

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