CTC (Crush-Tear-Curl) Loose-leaf Black Tea

Loose-leaf CTC black tea showing fine pellets of regular shape, against a white mesh backgroundView Full Resolution

This photo shows typical CTC (crush-tear-curl) black tea, a common type of mechanically-processed black tea that is widely used in commercial tea bags, especially breakfast blends.
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Alex Zorach

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Joined Sep. 1st, 2009.

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© Naresh.limbu (Wikipedia)

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