International Tea Day 2022: Many nations, including India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Nepal, Kenya, Vietnam, Malaysia, Uganda, Malavi, and Tanzania, commemorate International Tea Day on December 15.
After water, tea is the world’s second most popular beverage. Tea is an important element in the lives of some people because it adds rhythm. Currently, China is the world’s largest tea exporter.
International Tea Day: History
The first ITD was conducted in New Delhi, India in 2005. On the other hand, the Indian government recommended to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization in 2015 to expand International Tea Day across the world.
The UN-designated 21st of May as International Tea Day since the tea harvesting season starts in the May month in most tea-producing countries.
International Tea Day: Significance
Tea cultivations need a great deal of labor and attention. International Tea Day is commemorated every year to attract the attention of the government and the general public to the challenges plaguing tea production and how the global tea trade affects local tea growers and consumers.
As per the United Nations, tea has therapeutic value and the potential to help people’s health.
International Tea Day: Variations of Tea
Ginger Tea, Tulsi Tea, Sulaimani Tea, Ronga Saah, Masala Tea, Kashmiri Kahwa, Lembu Chai, Green Tea, Gur Gur Chai/Butter, Lemongrass Tea, and Cardamom Tea, are some of the tea that you must try.