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Bagged Tea vs. Loose-leaf Tea - Part 2

Loose leaf tea vs bagged teaThe same reason why tea bags became popular in the early to mid 1900s is the reason why they remains popular today. Many people like their teas like they like their sports cars: Fast and strong. While there is nothing wrong with that, we believe that there is a large misconception that loose-leaf teas are not convenient. Without a doubt, pulling a tea bag from its container, placing it in boiling hot water, and within minutes, enjoy a strong brew of tea, is easy. However, preparing loose-leaf teas can be comparably convenient. Loose-leaf tea can be made seamlessly without any special tea-equipment.

Bagged Tea vs. Loose-leaf Tea - Part 1

Tea cup with yixiang pot and brushThroughout history, many epic battles have been waged. In the tea community, arguably the most distinguished battle is the one between bagged tea and loose-leaf. King Bagged Tea has his army of tea drinkers that boast how easy and quick it is to use tea bags, while Emperor Loose-Leaf's army boasts that the superior quality of loose-leaf tea cannot be mistaken!

We here at Yezi are champions of Emperor Loose-Leaf. With superior quality, complexity, and variety, we believe that loose-leaf tea is the best way to enjoy the splendor that is the tea plant, Camellia sinensis. One may ask: “If bagged tea and loose-leaf come from the same plant, why is bagged tea inferior?”

To answer that, we must first talk about the history of the tea bag.

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