Tanzania Luponde Estate Black Tea


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Whole leaf black tea

A very strong black tea the color of rich cocoa, this "tiny pearl" tea has a wonderful aroma and a nutty flavor.

The Luponde Tea Estate is located in the Livingstone Mountains, at an altitude of 7,000 feet in Southern Tanzania. It was founded in 1954 and today covers 2,212 hectares. Tea is grown on 730 hectares of land, including 20 hectares of herbal plants and 401 hectares of organic tea plantation. Today the estate produces an average of over two million kilograms of high grade black tea per year and is one of the only steady sources of income for local residents.

  • 2oz Whole Black Loose Leaf Tea
  • 20 Servings per bag

Contains 40mg of Caffeine

40mg per-serving

Using 1 tsp of tea per 6-8oz of water brew at 212 degrees fahrenheit for 3min

Other fantastic options


Your package should be delivered within 2-3 days.

Yes! We ship anywhere within the United States.

We have two options. Purchase a two ounce bag (about 20 servings) and we have individual bags for you to make your own custom tea bag. We also sell single serves of each flavor or tea for only $1. If there is something you are looking for….Call us!

We do not, our teas are available for purchase either online or at local retailers in East Tennessee. Many of our local retail partners also serve our tea hot or cold!

We source our tea from reputable and consistent wholesalers from all over the world. Tea does not grow in our East Tennessee climate.

Find our tea locally

While we no longer have the physical storefront on Jackson Avenue in downtown Knoxville, some local shops carry many of our teas. Check out our local shops page for updated lists.