Published On: Mon, Jul 24th, 2017

Top 10 Largest Tea Producing Countries In The World 2017

Tea is a Redolent beverage or hot commonly prepared by hot or boiling water over cured leaves, after water tea is the most widely consumed drink in the whole world tea industry is oldest and largest globally most of the people in the all country take tea in the morning then tea.

There are many countries which are producing the tea but some countries are produced and more famous as compare to others in production of tea, they produced many types of tea but green and black tea most popular and liked by the millions of people in the world.

Some countries like China, India , Sri Lanka and others produced huge amount of tea and export the tea all over the world where demand and requirements, China export the 80% of tea globally and have oldest history of tea.

Here is the list of Top 10 Largest Tea Producing Countries in the world 2017.

10. Argentina

The country is a major producer of tea but they are best known for the cultivation and consumption of mate tea and declared as Largest Tea Producing Countries in the world, tea is considered one of the hottest beverages for the people of Argentina. The tea is mostly grown or produced in the northeastern part of the country Argentina such as Misiones and Corrientes are more famous as compare to other for the production of tea both regions produced bulk of tea which are exported all over the world climates of these regions with high rainfall, ideal for growing tea.


9. Indonesia

Tea has been a traditional drink for Indonesians form the last 200 years, especially among village women, Indonesia has historically been a largest tea producer they also an increasingly large scale consumer. Due to produce lot of tea this country declared as largest tea producing country all over the world and export tea in the world but mainly export in Pakistan, Russia and Great Britain. Indonesia is famous for the production of black tea then green tea, demand of tea from this country increase from last year’s mainly from the domestic downstream industry.


8. Iran

Another major tea producing country is Iran which is declared one of the largest tea producing countries in the world and more popular for the black tea production. The climate and geographical conditions are very rich and more favorable for the tea production, the history of tea culture in Iran founded at the end of the 15th century but during 1934 they produced the first modern style tea factory currently there are more than 107 tea factories and a total of 32,000 hectare of tea farms. They also export the tea in the world greatly and liked by everyone who drink tea.


7. Japan

In Japan country tea produced everywhere in the whole country they are more famous in the production of green tea the basic Japanese green tea is called bancha. Three of the four major islands of Japan, Honshū, Shikoku, and Kyūshū, grow tea the northern parts of Honshū, and the major island, Hokkaidō, are situated too far north and are weather condition too cold to produce tea commercially and export in the whole world. Tea leaf production divided into two parts first is that freshly picked tea leaves into crude tea and second crude tea are made into finished tea leaves.


6. Vietnam

Vietnam is one of the largest and oldest tea producing countries in the world they produced varieties of tea but more famous with three types of tea such as Green tea Plain Black Scented tea. In this country tea drinking is considered a hobby of the older people, more learned members in households and in society in universal. The government of this country Vietnam also works hard for tea industry and export huge amount of tea in other countries of world The Vietnam Tea Association (VITA) was established in July 1998 and their destination is to protect and inform producers, consumers and business owners of Vietnamese teas.


5. Turkey

Turkey is also largest tea producing country in the whole world and popular globally for the production of Black tea and Turkey tea they produced in unique and special way. The climate of this country is more favorable all the time they don’t have more places for the tea production but still they are at top and produced high amount of tea. Turkish tea culture also runs to Northern Cyprus and some Balkan countries turkey also exports tea in high quantity in the world. In addition Turkey had the highest per capita tea expenditure in the world in 2004 at 2.5 kg per person followed by the United Kingdom (2.1 kg per person).


4. Sri Lanka

Tea production is top major sources of foreign exchange for Sri Lanka, it contribute in accounts of GDP 2%, during 2013 contributing over US $1.5 billion to the economy of Sri Lanka almost 1 million people directly or indirectly with the total export from this country is about 23% in the whole world. In 2013 they produced record tea production 340 million kilograms this country has favorable and perfect climate for the high quality tea. Tea industry is start from the 1867 by the Jamas Taylor he was British planter who arrived in 1852.


3. Kenya

Another largest tea producing country Kenya which produced tea with high volume and more they are doing research to enhance the production of tea for the sake of business and for the country itself. The government of this country help out their farmer for the more production of tea which type of tea that more applicable and beneficial. Most tea produced in this country is black tea, with green tea, yellow tea, and white tea produced with the order of major tea producers its major cash crop that is grown in Kenya and also play important role in country economy.


2. India

Tea is called national drink of country it’s an integral part of Indian country they produced large of tea and export globally. They start producing tea when they was under British after that received full advantage and become one of the largest tea producing country in the world with the famous tea of Assam tea and Darjeeling tea. Almost 70% of tea consumed within India and remaining export in the world germinates to one of the most technologically equipped tea industries from entire world, tea production, certification, exportation, and all other related things of the tea trade in India is controlled by the Tea Board of India.


1. China

One of the top most Largest Tea Producing Countries in the world in China they produced high amount of tea one reason is that they drink tea in daily life more than produced at high level and export all over the world. They produced five types of tea such as white green oolong, black and post-fermented. Tea they export 80% of tes in the world Yunnan, Anhui, and Fujian are the most important places of China where tea are growing with high quantity they also have many places for the cultivation of tea, they have oldest history with the tea production.


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