JASMINE GARDEN IN BLOSSOM AT FGC FACTORY
Jasmine tea is tea scented with the aroma of jasmine blossoms. Typically, jasmine tea has green tea as the tea base. However, white tea, black tea, or Oolong tea are also used in some areas. The scented tea has subtly sweet and highly flower fragrant.
Jasmine flowers are picked early in the morning or late afternoon when the small petals are tightly closed, then kept cool until nightfall.
(Jasmine flower garden at Future Generation Phu Tho Co. Ltd. factory)
During the night, jasmine flowers open, releasing their fragrance. This is when the tea scenting takes place. There are two main methods used to scent the tea with the jasmine. In one method the tea and flowers are placed in alternating layers. On the other, the tea is blended with jasmine flowers and stored overnight. It takes 4-6 hours for the tea to absorb the fragrance and flavor of the jasmine blossoms. The scenting process may be repeated up to seven times for top grades tea. The flowers are then removed and the leaves are left to cool or dry to be ready for packaging.
In order to have the best quality of Jasmine tea, Future Generation Co. Ltd. invested pilot jasmine flower garden with total area of 2 hectares.
This season, the flowers are blooming, ready for fresh lot of Jasmine Tea.
You can enjoy subtly sweet aroma and taste of Jasmine tea with a cup of Cozy Jasmine tea.