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Warm Up with a Cozy Cup of Tea! January is National Hot Tea Month

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Did you know that January is National Hot Tea Month? The perfect time to warm up with a cup of tea.

According to Your Best Digs, more than 159 million Americans drink tea each day. In 2018, more than 3.8 billion gallons of tea was consumed in the U.S.

Here’s one you might want to try– JAF Tea.

They’ve spent the last 75 years perfecting the art of tea cultivation, and now is the maker of the world’s purest single origin Ceylon Teas available affordably around the globe. Each batch begins in the highlands of Sri Lanka where the unique agricultural climate results in 365 days of peak growth and teas that range from robust and full-bodied to floral and delicate. From there the leaves are hand-plucked, thoroughly taste tested, and packaged locally to not only preserve the freshness of the leaves, but to also support the growers and their communities.

Photo courtesy JAF Tea

JAF Tea Highlights:

  • Crafted from Ceylon tea–the world’s finest black tea;
  • Each region produces a distinct taste and flavor;
  • Leaves are hand plucked (two leaves and a bud at a time) at their tenderest;
  • By keeping the leaves intact, the essential oils are enhanced;
  • Packed locally in Sri Lanka within days of plucking for optimum freshness;
  • Over 10,000 lots of black tea from over 600 estates is taste tested weekly for quality control;
  • Certified Non-GMO Production;
  • Kosher, Vegan, and Gluten-Free

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