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Devon Breakfast Tea

Devon Breakfast Tea is a fine blend of Assam and Ceylon Tea.

Assam is a black tea. It is named after it’s region of production - Assam, India.

This tea, most of which is grown at or near sea level and is known for it’s body,

briskness, malty flavour and strong bright colour.

Assam Tea’s or blends containing Assam are also known as “Breakfast tea’s”

for example “Irish Breakfast Tea”, a meltier and stronger breakfast tea, it

consists of small-sized Assam Tea Leaves.

In 1824 the British brought a tea plant from China to Ceylon (Sri Lanka). It was

planted in The Royal Botanical Gardens Peradeniya and is considered to have

been the first non-commerical tea plant in Sri Lanka.

In 1883 the first public tea action was held in Colombo.

The Colombo tea traders’ association was formed in 1894 and in 1925 the tea

research institute was established.

These organisations helped to boost the producation and export of the Ceylon

Tea in it’s early stages.

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Victorian Times Tea & Coffee Shop

Devon Breakfast Tea

Devon Breakfast Tea is a fine blend of Assam and Ceylon Tea.

Assam is a black tea. It is named after it’s region of production - Assam,

India.

This tea, most of which is grown at or near sea level and is known for it’s

body, briskness, malty flavour and strong bright colour.

Assam Tea’s or blends containing Assam are also known as “Breakfast

tea’s” for example “Irish Breakfast Tea”, a meltier and stronger breakfast

tea, it consists of small-sized Assam Tea Leaves.

In 1824 the British brought a tea plant from China to Ceylon (Sri Lanka). It

was planted in The Royal Botanical Gardens Peradeniya and is considered

to have been the first non-commerical tea plant in Sri Lanka.

In 1883 the first public tea action was held in Colombo.

The Colombo tea traders’ association was formed in 1894 and in 1925 the tea

research institute was established.

These organisations helped to boost the producation and export of the

Ceylon Tea in it’s early stages.

Back to ‘Our Teas’ Back to ‘Our Teas’