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Toronto, Dec 15 (Canadian-Media): December 15 has been celebrated International Tea Day since 2005 in an aim to draw attention to the impact of global trade on workers and growers in the tea industry, media reports said.
It was in Chine thousands of years ago Tea drinking began thousands of years ago in China and made its way west to Europe through Dutch trade in the sixteenth century. By the nineteenth century, the East India Company had a monopoly on the tea trade between China and Britain.
Besides giving a chance to sip your favorite flavors, this day provides knowledge about the source of the tea and how it is produced.
Although the angry colonials during the Boston Tea Party in December 1773 rejected import of tea, the Americans were not affected by it and clung the tradition of enjoying their tea,
Reporting by Asha Bajaj