How tea is made?

Let’s go on a photo-journey of the process of tea making from green leaves. The photos are taken in the Tea Museum, Ooty, Tamilnadu.

Pile of tea leaves
Pile of tea leaves lying in the withering trough. A mixture of hot-cold air is passed below the trough.
Rotorvane--crushing of green tea leaves
CTC machines
CTC machines--cutting of tea leaves in done in stages
Googhi--cut tea leaves are processed and round shape and density is imparted
Fermenting Tray
Fermenting Tray--after imparting the round shape, fermenting is done
Fibromat--after passing the fluid bed drier, tea is sent to fibromat where fibres are removed from the tea
Dust being separated
Dust being separated from tea and collected in bags

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