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Research Project: New Sustainable Processing Technologies to Produce Healthy, Value-Added Foods from Specialty Crops

Location: Healthy Processed Foods Research

Title: How tea is processed

Author
item Mchugh, Tara

Submitted to: Food Technology
Publication Type: Review Article
Publication Acceptance Date: 12/16/2017
Publication Date: 1/1/2018
Citation: McHugh, T.H. 2018. How tea is processed. Food Technology. 72(1):65-67.

Interpretive Summary: This month's Food Processing column will continue the theme of "How is it processed?" with a focus on tea. Both delicious and nutritious, tea is a beverage made from the leaves of a plant called Camellia sinensis and water. All tea is produced from the same plant, and it is the processing that determines the type of tea produced.

Technical Abstract: This column will continue the theme of "How is it processed?" with a focus on tea. Both delicious and nutritious, tea is a beverage made from the leaves of a plant called Camellia sinensis and water. All tea is produced from the same plant, and it is the processing that determines the type of tea produced.