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Tea Producing Regions & Single Origin Teas

The region a tea is grown in is important because it affects flavor, aroma, and other qualities. This section of the site lists single origin teas and talks about what characterizes the teas from different regions.

Tea Producing Countries with the Most Teas on RateTea

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We list both tea and herbal teas, and our list of countries reflects the combination of both.

Which Countries Produce the Most Tea?

The following map uses 2008 FAOSTAT data, color-coded on a logarithmic scale. Note that countries that produce commercial tea on the global market are highlighted, but they may only produce tea in a small subregion. For example, most of Russia is too cold to produce tea. A few countries not highlighted, like the U.S. and England, produce negligible amounts of tea commecially, and are not included in these figures.

World Map Highlighting Major and Minor Tea Producing Countries

Browse All Countries Producing Tea and Herbs for Herbal Teas

You can also read about blends of teas from different regions, and teas of unknown origin.

A B C E F G I J K M N P R S T U V Z


A

Albania
Argentina
Australia

B

Bangladesh
Bolivia
Brazil
Burkina Faso
Burma (Myanmar)

C

Chile
China

E

Ecuador
Egypt

F

France

G

Germany
Guatemala

I

India
Indonesia
Italy

J

Japan

K

Kenya

M

Malawi
Malaysia
Mexico
Morocco

N

Nepal
New Zealand
Nigeria

P

Paraguay
Portugal

R

Rwanda

S

South Africa
South Korea
Sri Lanka / Ceylon
Sudan

T

Taiwan / Formosa
Tanzania
Thailand
Turkey

U

Uganda
United States of America

V

Vietnam

Z

Zimbabwe