Top 10 Tea Producing Countries in the World

Top 10 Tea Producing Countries in the World

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There are many types of tea in the world like Steeping tea, Black tea, Green tea, flowering tea, Oolong tea and Puerh tea, but most famous of them is Black tea it is basically a china originated drink and now it is most widely consumed drink in the world after water. Tea is a helpful drink to release mentally stress, normal headache, fatigue and cold it is not an expensive drink so everyone can afford it that’s why it is widely been used in every corner of world on daily basis. Basically tea is produced by a plant named Camellia Sinensis this plant grows in the tropical climates of United Kingdom, Scotland, Washington, Kenya etc and it is estimated that it needs 4 to 12 years from seed to harvest a plant of tea and if you need a high quality tea then you have to cultivate it on 4900ft above sea level.

There are many tea producing countries in the continents of Asia and Europe but here we made a list that shows the top ten largest tea producing countries in the world in amount of metric tons.

 

 

 

 

Rank

Country

Production 2015 (Metric Tonnes)

1.

 China

 1,640,310

2.

 India

 966,733

3.

 Kenya

 369,400

4.

 Sri Lanka

 340,000

5.

 Turkey

 230,115

6.

 Vietnam

 217,000

7.

 Iran

 158,910

8.

 Indonesia

 150,478

9.

 Argentina

 102,890

10.

 Japan

 85,990

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