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silk road chai black tea


silk road chai black tea

flavour profile: a sophisticated, well balanced composition of aromatic spices & mellow black tea

ingredients: black tea, cinnamon bark, cardamom, spices

Please note that unpredictable weather patterns stemming from climate change are affecting crops worldwide, including cardamom which is a primary ingredient in this tea. This tea is normally made with a combination of whole and ground cardamom pods. However, due to a lack of cardamom pods, the current batch is made only with ground pods. You may notice this change to the tea’s appearance, but the overall taste of the tea is very similar to the blend you love - this harvest of cardamom has a wonderful aromatic profile. As growing conditions are continually changing, but continue to be very challenging, we do not know when whole cardamom pods will be available.

At this time, we’d recommend stocking up on the chai teas a bit as we predict demand will be high and that there may be more shortages.

While climate change continues to have worrisome effects on crops, it’s also always worth noting that it’s more important and more meaningful than ever to support sustainable agriculture - which we are proud to do at SILK ROAD. Eco-friendly growing methods can have a lower carbon foot print, create healthy habitats and nature preserves for wildlife (who are also increasingly under pressure from habitat loss due to climate change), and protect the food chain. We also support biodiversity in tea, which is another important element in helping farmers and plants counter the difficulties posed by climate change.

Our love of fine tea, craftsmanship and passion are reflected in every expertly blended cup of tea.

Loose teas are sold in refillable tins to preserve freshness and nutrients. Exposure to light, heat and air causes flavour loss as well as the nutrient value of tea to decline, so be sure to store your teas in the tins they came in.  Bring the tin back into our shops for refills and enjoy a discount.  Please note that we sell our loose teas by volume, not weight.  For information about tea tin sizes, visit our TEA SIZING CHART.

Teabags are sold in re-sealable zip top satchels. Always reseal tightly after opening.
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