July 4, 2009

Tea Storage Guide

Most of my tea-loving friends have the nice problem of "tea overflow": various teas in opened or sealed containers lining on the pantry shelf. The surplus teas require some tender loving care to keep them fresh. The World Tea Newsletter has articles covering sound principles for proper tea storage: purchase tea in small, vacuum-sealed package and after opening, store it in a tight container in a dry, clean place (avoid odor, light and humidity).