Tan Cuong Thai Nguyen tea

Tan Cuong Thai Nguyen tea

Tan Cuong Thai Nguyen tea scores very high in the international market. That is simply because this highland district has been well-known in Vietnam for its hundred years of aromatic tea cultivation.

When talking about tea and the place of perfect tea products, most of Vietnamese mention Thai Nguyen as the first destination. That is simply because this highland district has been well-known in Vietnam for its hundred years of aromatic tea cultivation.

Tan Cuong Thai Nguyen tea

Tan Cuong Thai Nguyen tea

No one knows exactly what makes tea products from this land so charming like that: some attribute it to the climate, some suppose soil is the reason and some also say experienced hand of farmers create the specialty. However, those are concerned by agro-scientists or tea researchers only, and for tea drinkers in Vietnam, they care more about how they can have a hot tea pot with real Thai Nguyen tea inside, and enjoy each drop of that fragrant beverage.

  1. History of  Tan Cuong Thai Nguyen tea

The history of tea production in Thai Nguyen also coincides with the history of tea in Vietnam. Before 1882, tea was grown spontaneously by local famers at highland area and valleys surrounded giant mountains. At that time, half of harvested tea leaves in Tan Cuong Thai Nguyen tea used for drinking, and the rest was spent on processing and preserving.

In 1882, the appearance of French scientists in Thai Nguyen has brought a new breath to tea production in this area. Along with existing small tea farm, huge tea plantations were established by French with modern machine and technique that resulted in rising output. Moreover, two more new types of industrial tea which includes black tea for Western European market and Chinese green tea for Northern Africa market were grown in Thai Nguyen at the same time.

After victory of the resistance war against French colonial, the North Vietnam government has implemented some significant policies in tea production and generate new development prospects of tea in Thai Nguyen. One of them was to create national tea plantations and co-operations to grow and produce tea. That structure today has been replaced by numerous private tea gardens and tea joint stock companies.

  1. Famous tea regions in Thai Nguyen

The most famous tea from Thai Nguyen is Tan Cuong Thai Nguyen tea. This special product from Tan Cuong – Cong River area possesses an incredibly delicious taste that can mesmerize any tea drinkers including the most picky one. Each sip of hot Tan Cuong Thai Nguyen tea pouring in mouth firstly leaves a little taste of bitter on the tip of the tongue, but that taste immediately transforms to a deep sweet when the tea is off throat.

Tea is the strategic product of Thai Nguyen. Over the past 20 years, tea trees have provided high economic value and jobs for tens of thousands of labourers. Thai Nguyen tea in general Tan Cuong Thai Nguyen tea in particular have been household names in Vietnam since old time.

Currently, the province has nearly 1,500 hectares of tea growing area, producing 19,000 tonnes of fresh tea buds per year, generating VND180 million per hectare per year.

In recent years, various new tea areas have been established with unique and different tea products to serve customers in any range. Prominently among them are Trai Cai and Tan Cuong Thai Nguyen tea village, in addition to deluxe tea plantations in Phuc Thuan, Thanh Cong and Song Cau.

  1. Tea Festival Thai Nguyen – Viet Nam 2017

Under the theme “Quintessence of Vietnamese tea”, Tea Festival Thai Nguyen – Viet Nam 2017 will take place from November 26 – 28 in Thai Nguyen City with 4 main activities including the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, Tea Cultural Festival, Miss Tea-land Contest and other activities such as Thai Nguyen tea and Tourism Fair 2015, Exhibition of ornamental creatures, Photography Exhibition, Scientific conference for improving the quality and value of Thai Nguyen tea products, art performance, touring tea villages… Tea Festival Thai Nguyen – Viet Nam 2017 attracts participation of tea enterprises and villages in Thai Nguyen Province and other localities, international delegations from China, South Korea, Japan, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Laos, India…

Nine cooperatives in Phuc Xuan, Phuc Triu, Tan Cuong communes, Thai Nguyen city have been granted certificates for its safe tea products, with the involvement of nearly 350 households farming on a combined area of 310 hectares.

In order to promote the Tan Cuong trademark of local tea, the Thai Nguyen provincial People’s Committee has designated the Tan Cuong Thai Nguyen tea growing area as tourism site, which spreads across six communes of Tan Cuong, Phuc Triu, Phuc Xuan, Thinh Duc, Quyet Thang and Phuc Ha.

Festival promotes Thai Nguyen tea products

Festival promotes Thai Nguyen tea products

Festival promotes Thai Nguyen tea products in “The quintessence of Vietnamese tea” was the theme of the 2015 Thai Nguyen Tea Festival.

The prominent attendees at the event, the third of its kind, were Politburo member and standing member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat Le Hong Anh, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

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Addressing the opening ceremony, Deputy PM Phuc hailed the significant achievements the tea sector has gained to date, as well as joint efforts made by relevant ministries, sectors, localities, enterprises and farmers. He also highlighted the support international friends have provided for the development of the tea sector in Vietnam, hoping that more and more tea branches of Vietnam will become renowned in the international market. The Deputy PM expressed his belief that the provincial Party’s Committee, authorities and people will continue upholding their tradition, turning Thai Nguyen into a hub of economics, culture and education in the northern mountainous region, thus contributing to the nation’s development and protection.

Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Duong Ngoc Long, who is also head of the Organisation Board, said the Thai Nguyen Tea Festival has helped introduce Thai Nguyen tea products to more domestic and international friends. The festival, with the participation of such key international partners as Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia, the Republic of Korea, Japan, Thailand, Brunei and Russia, has also helped promote the culture and landscapes of the province while introducing local potential and drawing more investment in the locality.

Festival promotes Thai Nguyen tea products, the event also saw 20 d elegations from many tea areas across the country, enterprises, trade villages, cooperatives and thousands of visitors attend. There were dozens of art performances, featuring the cultures of all ethnic groups across the nation. And Festival promotes Thai Nguyen tea products. The Tea Master Cup competition, the first of its kind in Vietnam, was also among the highlights of the event. The competition aimed to select the most outstanding individuals to represent Vietnam at the international tea making competition in the Republic of Korea in 2016.

Thai Nguyen tea

Thai Nguyen tea

Thai Nguyen has been well-known in Vietnam for its hundred years of aromatic tea cultivation. Thai Nguyen tea products, drinks are popular in Viet Nam and are also highly valuable exports. In particular, the most delicious Tân Cương Thái Nguyên tea.

1. Famous tea regions in Thai Nguyen

The most famous tea from Thai Nguyen is Tan Cuong Tea. Tân Cương tea area in the midland mountainous area with red-brown soil and many narrow and flat valleys, Tan Cuong is the place with many trace elements suitable for tea trees. Formed mainly on the foundation of feralitic, acid magma and alluvium, sand stone, the soil here is slightly acrid to give a typical taste for tea here which can not be found in any other place. This special product from Tân Cương – Công River area possesses an incredibly delicious taste that can mesmerize any tea drinkers including the most picky one. Each sip of hot Tan Cuong tea pouring in mouth firstly leaves a little taste of bitter on the tip of the tongue, but that taste immediately transforms to a deep sweet when the tea is off throat.

Thai Nguyen tea

In recent years, various new tea areas have been established with unique and different tea products to serve customers in any range. Prominently among them are La Bằng, and Trại Cài tea village, in addition to deluxe tea plantations in Phúc Thuận, Đồng Hỷ, Định Hóa… Tan Cuong Tea, Thai Nguyen grows in the natural conditions in a single axis, it means that there is only one main axis on which the branches are developed. Due to the growth conditions and the different shapes of the branches, Tan Cuong Tea tree is divided into 3 types: timber body; medium body and bush. Tan Cuong Tea tree, Thai Nguyen is totally cared with organic fertilizer and free from residues of pesticides and plant protection chemicals harmful to the human health.

Minh Cường Green tea is picked with the standard “1 bud, 2 leaves” ensure the best quality tea buds in Tân Cương hill tea. Fresh tea buds and leaves after being carefully picked will be dried naturally before wilting. Then people will roast the buds and leaves in a pan with fixed level of temperature until the buds begin to curl up and desiccated. The green color now turns into black. Simple as it may sound, it is actually a very complicated process that depends much on the workers’ skills to achieve the requirements of quality. Thai Nguyen tea is processed using the traditional secrets. After picking from the trees, green tea buds are stored carefully to ensure the perfect state before delivering to the factory for processing. Then, with process of modern product packaging, accomplishment Green tea products Minh Cuong.

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2. Why Thai Nguyen tea best quality?

No one knows exactly what makes tea products from this land so charming like that some attribute it to the climate, some suppose soil is the reason and some also say experienced hand of farmers create the specialty. With Tân Cương Thái Nguyên tea-brand Minh Cường, this of dark green color, tightly curled and small with white dots on the surface. Tea color is of pure green, light yellow and viscous. Tan Cuong grean tea has sweet acid taste and harmonious and almost no bitter taste when drinking. The tea smell is sweet, comfortable and fat as the smell of country green rice. However, those are concerned by agro-scientists or tea researchers only, and for tea drinkers in Vietnam, they care more about how they can have a hot tea pot with real Thai Nguyen tea inside, and enjoy each drop of that fragrant beverage.

Well come to Thai Nguyen, you are supposed to focus on Thái Nguyên tea elites, unique tea processing methods and numerous other aspects of Vietnamese culture and society from cuisine to tourism and art.