At LuLin Teas we source all of our teas from small independent farms in China. We are based in the UK so we frequently visit China to try new teas and see how the farms are doing. We have an office in Shanghai but obviously Shanghai isn’t known for tea growing so while we are there we travel all over China.
I’m going to focus this entry on Fujian in the Peoples Republic of China (not to be confused with Fujian in The Republic of China (Taiwan)), an area that I have spent some time in and from where we get much of our Oolong Tea.
Fujian is a province on the southeast coast of the country. The name Fujian comes from the two cities of Fuzhou and Jian’ou merged during the Tang Dynasty. See the other provinces we get our chinese tea from. Continue reading