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China’s Tea Market Hits Peak Season

By Zhao Runhua / Apr 09, 2019 10:44 AM / Society & Culture

Photo: VCG

Photo: VCG

Chinese people consume tea all year round, but domestic demand for the beverage — especially for green tea — is now entering the annual peak season.

Tea planters in China are busy harvesting and packaging the first batches of tea leaves of the year to sell as  "tea harvested before Tomb-Sweeping Day (明前茶)," and "spring tea (春茶)," which is also known as "new tea (新茶)."

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