Bao Zhu Fan

tea farmer

How long have you been growing tea and what got your started?
My family was production tea but I really know about tea started to married my husband, his family making tea over 100 years so I have to help them until now almost 30 years.

Can you describe a typical day out in the field?
Wake up at 6 am to cook for my family and go to tea garden plucking tea around 7:00 am, will come back inside making tea around 10:00 am until 18:00 pm, sometimes after I cooked dinner need to back for working until midnight.

What is your favorite part of growing tea?
Plucking tea, I feel happy when I saw the tea leaf became big and beautiful, it means they grow up health.

Conversely, what is the hardest part of your job?
Plucking Worker, people think plucking tea is the hardest job, have to stay in the sunshine over a day, and now the plucking worker getting old it's difficult to find young workers to increase work efficiency.

Are there any tips you can give on how to best brew your tea?
This tea does not need to put into water to a long time, the best flavor and aroma come from the lightly liquid.

formosa ruby 18 black
Bao Zhu Fan's
formosa ruby 18 black
Notes of spice, hint of caramel, and a whisper of roasted vanilla bean.