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10. Silver Tips Imperial Tea

Price: $400 per kg I Place of origin: Darjeeling, India. (The Himalayas) A handmade semi-fermented light liquoring oolong tea. Manufactured in very limited quantities each year.

10 most expensive teas in the world: Would you dare to buy?

International Tea Day is observed annually on May 21, according to the United Nations. The International Tea Day aims to raise awareness of the long history and the deep cultural and economic significance of tea around the world. The goal of the day is to promote and foster collective actions to implement activities in favour of the sustainable production and consumption of tea and raise awareness of its importance in fighting hunger and poverty. International Tea Day aims to draw global attention of governments and citizens to the impact of the global tea trade on workers and growers, and has been linked to requests for price supports and fair trade.

On this occasion, here a look at some of the most expensive tea types around the world. Would you pay so much for it? We recommend this as a topic for ‘chai pe charcha’ (tea-time discussions).

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