Tea, coffee and cola are three major beverages widely consumed in the world. Tea was found during

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Tea, coffee and cola are three major beverages widely consumed in the world. Tea was found during the early of Chinese civilizations, the use of tea is not tight as a beverages but its use for medicine too (Mckay & Blumberg, 2002). Tea is a beverage made from the young leaves of a plant Camellia Sinensi which originated in Asia (Cabrera, Gimenez, & Lopez, 2003). However, the features of tea from different countries may have different appearance, aroma, and flavor characteristic. In general, tea can classified into four major categories that are green tea, white tea, black tea, and oolong tea (refer to Figure 1 in Appendix 1). The first type of tea is green tea. It is a regular selected among people because every grocery store offers green…show more content…
Next, the second type of tea is white tea. White tea is famous in United State and Europe. According to Chi, Jen and Fereidoon (2009), this tea was discovered from the Tang Dynasty and then become the royal choice in China. This type of tea is the first harvested compared to other forms of tea (Russell and Blaylock, 2007). Compare with other types of tea, white tea is most expensive. The high demand of the product but only little supply makes it so valuable. In addition, it has unique characteristics which describe by its flavor, appearance and the process. Chi et al. stated that the unique flavor own by white tea derived from its particular breed, place and process method which produce sweet, light and refresh taste. Not only that, this tea also produced from spring season with unique sensory (Hilal and Engelhardt, 2007).The appearance looks elegant and natural after finish processing. The most unique features have by white tea is from its plucking style. The plucking style are either to pluck the pure bud, bud or two leaves or leaves without bud (Chi et al, 2009). As stated in Hilal and Engelhardt (2007) studies, the process of making white tea based on the traditional way. It needs the least drying without any fermentation process which will produce the greatest benefit compare to other types of tea. Other than that, this minimal process will keep the flimsy white leaf hair as

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