Know here about the history, date and importance of International Tea Day


One sip of tea is enough, otherwise my day doesn’t even start. Yes, tea is essential for most people. So when is International Tea Day for tea lovers? And why do you celebrate? Here information is given on all these topics. International Tea Day is celebrated every year on 21 May. Do you know that tea is the second most consumed beverage after water?

History of International Tea Day:
Tea is said to have originated in northeastern India, northern Myanmar, and southwestern China. But even today the exact location is unknown. But there is ample evidence that tea was drunk in China over 5,000 years ago. International Tea Day was celebrated in India for the first time in 2005. International Tea Day is celebrated by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. Earlier, December 15 was celebrated as International Tea Day in tea-producing countries such as Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Vietnam, Indonesia, Kenya, Malawi, Malaysia, Uganda, India and Tanzania.


Importance of International Tea Day:
Tea Day is celebrated around the world to inform governments and citizens about the global tea trade on tea growers and workers, and to raise awareness of the challenges faced by tea-producing countries. Apart from this tea production and processing contributes to the eradication of extreme poverty and empowerment of women is the main objective of this day. (PC.Social media)

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