The Irish are the world's largest individual consumers, each person on an average consuming 3.2 Kg per annum, or 5 cups a day.
Experienced tea pickers collect up to 30Kgs (70 pounds) of tea a day by hand.
One tea bush will produce tea for at least 50 years.
It takes years for tea to grow on land where lightning has struck or humans have lived.
A Kg.(2.2pounds) of tea will yield more than 400 cups of brewed tea.
India consumed 777 million kg of Tea in 2006
In Darjeeling 100kg of green leaf yields only 20kg of product after processing. Of this only 10kg is top quality (FTGFOP - fine tipped golden flowery orange pekoe)
Tea Superstition, believe it or not
If two women should pour from the same pot, one of them will have a baby within a year.
Two teaspoons accidentally placed together on a saucer, points to a wedding or a pregnancy.