Saturday, October 23, 2021

Tea with flavor

Flavored tea means tea added with natural flavour and natural flavoring substances which are flavour preparation and single substance respectively, acceptable for human consumption, obtained exclusively by physical process from materials of plant origin either in the natural state or after processing for human consumption.

Teas can be flavored at home by addition of a few dried flower petals, pieces of spice or dried herbs. The common blends available in the market are the Orange, Lime/lemon, country blossom, fruit and flowers, apple magic, wild cherry, strawberry etc . Scented teas are produced by mixing with jasmine flowers, herbal teas are where green tea is mixed with medicinal plants, and organic teas too are on trend.

In the processing plant during flavored teas are manufactured during secondary fermentation by spraying the tea with aromas and flavors or by storing them with flavorings.

The popularity of flavored tea has been increasing due to the attractive taste and the antioxidant prosperities. Fruits, herbs and aromatic plants are important sources of phenolic compounds such as phenolic acids, flavonoids and anthocyanins, which have considerable antioxidant properties in vivo and in vitro.
Tea with flavor

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