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Why should you drink first pick spring tea?

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Why should you drink first pick spring tea?

Many people often ask us why does Ichiban (First Harvest) Sencha from Tea Cottage cost 20 times more than supermarket prices?  Tea plants hibernate over the winter and once the first spring arrive, all the nutrients and minerals are grown into the young tea buds hence, making the tea leaves the best and most nutritious of all seasons. Throughout the world, first spring tea are the most expensive of all and it is often free of pesticide as in the cold weather, there are almost no insects around.   In China, pre-Qing Ming (first spring) Long Jing green tea (Dragon well,明前龙井茶) commands...

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