When did people start having tea?

TeaTea is enjoyed by almost every person in the entire world. Have you ever thought when and how did this tea evolve?

Around 4000 years ago, it is believed that people in China first started drinking tea. Then after 300 years ago, tea was introduced in Europe. After this, tea became popular in Europe and North America around the 18th century.

When British started ruling India, they found tea plants in Assam. They started preparing tea with the help of these plants and they discovered that the tea plants in Assam had better taste.

Other countries also started growing tea plantations. It was discovered that the tea plants grew only up to one meter in China, whereas in India the plants grew up over six meters.


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