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Tea Technology From Sun-Drying in Shang and Zhou Dynasties to Steaming in Tang and Song Dynasties

Introduction In previous articles, we have discussed the era of raw tea consumption and the era of processed tea. During those times, ancient ancestors regarded tea as either food or herbal medicine. Fresh tea leaves were perishable and typically consumed immediately or boiled for consumption. Tea processing techniques began to take shape during the Shang […]