Tea is some kind of leaves made from camellia sintesis plant that have been through some process. Tea has many various types, it is white, green, black, yellow, oolong, and post fermented teas. But the most famous tea is green, white and black tea. Tea widely used as beverage for daily consumption but some tea can used as medical purpose.
Many stories about the origins of tea, but no one know the actual origin of tea. Many countries have been consuming tea for a long time. Japan and China is the country that has strong traditional culture to drink tea. Now tea has been produced in many countries and China is the largest producers of tea.
As advanced technology development, now tea sold in various packaging that is tea bags, pyramid tea bags, loose tea, instant tea, and the newest packaging is canned tea. Tea bags began introduced in 1907 by American tea merchant Thomas Sullivan who began distributing samples of his tea in small bags of Chinese silk with a drawstring. The pyramid tea bag, introduced by Lipton and PG Tips in 1996, has a unique design that addresses one of connoisseurs arguments against paper tea bags. Instant tea was developed in the 1930s, but not commercialized until later, Nestea introduced the first instant tea in 1946, while Redi-Tea introduced the first instant iced tea in 1953. Canned tea was first launched in 1981 in Japan.