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What does orange pekoe tea mean?

In the tea industry, tea leaf grading is the process of evaluating products based on the quality and condition of the tea leaves themselves. The highest grades are referred to as "orange pekoe", and the lowest as "fannings" or "dust".

In this manner, what is orange pekoe tea made from?

Orange pekoe is a grade of black tea brewed from the dried leaves and buds of the Camellia sinensis plant. Along with other varieties of Camellia sinensis teas, including green, oolong and white, orange pekoe and other black teas are widely consumed throughout the world.

Is there caffeine in orange pekoe tea?

A. Black (orange pekoe) tea contains approximately 34 mg of caffeine per 6 oz cup of tea, about 1/3 to 1/2 that of a comparable size cup of coffee. Green tea has approximately 34 mg, while decaf orange pekoe has a negligible amount of caffeine. Rooibos/red tea and herbal has no caffeine.
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