Tea Grades



CTC - C: Crush, T: Tear, C: Curl.  Small round leaf.

Pekoe (P) - Shorter pieces of leaf than Orange Pekoe.

Orange Pekoe (OP) - Long, pointed leaves plucked as the buds open into leaf.

Broken Orange Pekoe (BOP)

Flowery Orange Pekoe (FOP) - High-quality tea made from the end bud and one new leaf.

Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe (GFOP) - The same as Flowery Orange Pekoe but with lots of little golden tips (these are the lighter-coloured ends of the buds and leaves that do not darken during manufacture).

Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe (TGFOP) - Flowery Orange Pekoe with a higher proportion of tips.

Finest Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe (FTGFOP) - Exceptionally high-qualitytea with plenty of little golden tips.

Superior Fine Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe (SFTGFOP)