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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Crush, Tear, Curl
CTC teas produce a rich red color when they are boiled, which adds a beautiful color to tea made with the Indian method.
CTC, which stands for "crush, tear, curl," is used primarily for lower-quality leaves.
But CTC has an important and legitimate role in the tea industry: since it is a mechanized process, it allows for the rapid processing of a high volume of leaves which otherwise would go to waste.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Crush%2C-Tear%2C-Curl   (623 words)

 Upasi Tea Research Foundation
Tea manufacturing is normally carried out in two ways, (i) CTC and (ii) orthodox.
CTC refers to the Crush, Tear and Curl process where the withered green leaves are passed in-between two rollers rotating in opposite directions.
In orthodox type of manufacturer, the withered leaves are rolled on specially designed orthodox rollers which twists and crushes the leaves thereby rupturing the cells.
www.upasitearesearch.org /teamanufacturing.html   (776 words)

  Vietnam Tea Market Overview
CTC, which stands for "crush, tear, curl," is used primarily for lower-quality leaves.
CTC processing is done by machine; its name is actually fairly descriptive.
But CTC has an important and legitimate role in the tea industry: since it is a mechanized process, it allows for the rapid processing of a high volume of leaves which otherwise would go to waste.
www.vietnam-tea.com /FAQs.html   (888 words)

 Nathmulls Tea
Both Orthodox as well as CTC Teas are manufactured here and are comparatively lower in quality and cheaper in price to other Indian Teas.
The foothills of Darjeeling are known as Terai and the plains further North East, stretching along the Bhutan border upto the Assam border, are known as Dooars.
CTC brews quickly and makes a full bodied gustier cup than Orthodox Tea with almost double cuppage.
www.nathmulltea.com /typesoftea.php   (744 words)

 Simple Magic Tricks at Genii Magazine - GeniiMagazine.com, The Conjurors' Magazine ONLINE
Curl your right fingers around the torn napkin ball so it is hidden inside them, and take the whole napkin ball with your left thumb and fingers.
After you have put the coin in the middle of the napkin you crush the napkin into a ball and put it under that personĂ­s hand.
Crush the napkin into a little ball with both hands and put it on the table.
www.geniimagazine.com /tricks   (1836 words)

 Stash Tea: What is "SFTGFOP1"?
The CTC (crush, tear, curl) method of producing fl tea has been gaining in popularity because of its efficiency and convenience.
CTC processed teas may be either hand plucked or harvested by machinery.
CTC processed teas have a pelletized appearance and are always broken sizes.
www.stashtea.com /sftgfop1.htm   (1120 words)

 FT.com / Arts & Weekend / Living - The best drink in the world   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
"CTC" stands for "crush, tear, curl", a mechanised tea-processing method developed in 1932, as against the standard production method for fl tea, which is deliberately to wilt and oxidise the whole leaf shortly after picking before arresting this process, using heat.
Visually, the two are easy to tell apart; CTC teas have a granular or particulate appearance rather than looking like small fragments of leaf.
CTC teas are also the drink's body builders - absurdly muscular with massive "strength" at the expense of softer aroma and flavour.
www.ft.com /cms/s/67217a4c-65a5-11db-a4fc-0000779e2340.html   (1824 words)

 bojoon.com : Secret Map : Ceylon Tea
The Crush-Tear-Curl method or rather the CTC method, which is used by almost every large tea manufacturer, is machine-driven and thus very effective and efficient in producing better quality teas from medium and lower quality teas.
As only small leaves are used, CTC teas are very strong and often end up in tea bags.
These are good teas to have it plain as opposed to teas with acronyms that have an ‘F’ at the end, which means it is a fanning.
www.bojoon.com /secretmap/tb_the_black_tea.html   (792 words)

 The call of the Tea Garden, kavita_mz travelogues on Sulekha
After withering, in another large room the leaves are put through a giant machine having cylindrical drums with teeth that crush, tear and curl the leaves.
The crushed leaves smell like any other crushed green leaves from other trees and certainly nothing like tea.
This crushed powder is then spread out in a thin layer in big patches on the floor of another large room where the grainy powder slowly dries and turns brown.
travel.sulekha.com /blog/2007/02/the-call-of-the-tea-garden.htm?contributor=kavita_mz   (1394 words)

 Tea Production
CTC is an acronym for crush, tear and curl.
CTC methods cut off a foot or more of the tea plant.
The stems are processed along with the leaf by the CTC method.
www.angelfire.com /dragon2/barnesandwatson/tea_production.htm   (83 words)

 Premium Tea From Highlands: JAYA TEA
CTC teas are highly popular on the Indian subcontinent for they produce the strongest brew that is consumed with tea in the traditional Indian method of brewing tea.
In the CTC production process, the tea is passed through mechanical rollers that crush and tear the leaves and finally roll them into little balls.
While CTC teas have not yet gained acceptance in the West, this is more due to lack of knowledge than any thing else.
www.jayateas.com /about_tea/types_of_tea.html   (1267 words)

 Steeps - The Urban Teahouse
CTC: An acronym for Crush, Tear, and Curl, a manufacturing process used mainly for the finer end of the scale, i.e.
Then the leaves are fed into the CTC machine where they are crushed, torn and curled in a single operation by metal rollers.
Rolling: The process of crushing the leaves to activate certain enzymes and initiate fermentation; also results in the curled appearance of the final tea leaf.
www.steepstea.com /CMS/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=12&Itemid=34   (850 words)

Teas are processed in two ways, CTC (crush, tear, curl) or orthodox.
The CTC method is used for lower quality leaves that end up in tea bags and are processed by machines.
This method is efficient and effective for producing a better quality product from medium and lower quality leaves.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/te/Tea.html   (1609 words)

 History of Tea - Kosher Tea
Black tea is further classified as either orthodox or CTC (Crush, Tear, Curl, a production method developed about 1932).
Unblended fl teas are also identified by the estate they come from, their year and the flush (first, second or autumn).
Orthodox and CTC teas are further graded according to the post-production leaf quality by the Orange Pekoe system.
www.jewishrecipes.org /jewish-foods/kosher-tea.html   (2772 words)

 Tea fact
The larger leaf of CTC (Crush, Tear and Curl) type manufacture with bold spherical particles giving a full bodied bright tea.
A smaller size leaf of CTC (Crush, Tear and Curl) type manufacture giving a strong tasting tea.
Smaller size leaf of the CTC (Crush, Tear and Curl) type manufacture, giving and strong taste with more cup colour.
www.zestatea.com /teafacts.htm   (335 words)

 Devi Tea. Medford. Oregon - Fine loose leaf tea and tea pots: green tea, white tea, oolong tea, organic tea, black tea, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
CTCCrush Tear Curl is a mechanized way to process and oxidize the tea leaf.
A relative of the holly plant, yerba mate is cultivated in and indigenous to South America; primarily Paraguay, Uruguay, and Argentina.
The leaves and stems are harvested, chopped and crushed, oxidized, dried and smoke cured.
www.devitea.com /ui_m5.php   (5646 words)

 Great Tea: An Endangered Species
CTC, on the other hand, is a more mechanized process primarily used for the production of tea bag grade teas.
According to growers, the increase in CTC processing is due in large part to the fact that tea produced in this method yields more cups per kilo.
CTC processing requires less time and labor and produces teas which, sadly, are acceptable to the majority of the market.
www.teamuse.com /article_000801.html   (1062 words)

 Tea acronyms - Glossary of tea terms
Refers to 'Crush, Tear and Curl' (CTC), a machine-oriented procedure which breaks the leaves by compressing through counter-rotating rollers to create a robust and coloury tea.
To initiate oxidation the leaves need to be crushed before fermentation.
The idyllic plucked tea for manufacture, comprises of the fresh and new tea shoot and the initial two leaves.
www.thunderbolttea.com /pages/tea_glossary.html   (1468 words)

Darjeeling tea is known for its delicate aroma and light colour and is aptly termed as "the champagne of teas", Assam tea is known for its robust taste and dark colour, and Nilgiri tea is dark, intensely aromatic and flavoured.
Assam produces the largest quantity of Tea in India, mostly of the CTC variety, and is one of the biggest suppliers of popular brands such as Lipton and Tetley.
Locally, it is served in a traditional tall glass and when ordered take-out, it is poured over the crushed ice in a clear (or translucent) plastic bag.
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 The Hindu News Update Service
The country's tea exports might stabilise in 2006-07 after a continuous fall since 1991, the analysts at ICRA said in a report.
Kenya, India's major competitor in the CTC tea in the export market, is expected to report a 16 per cent decline in its production this year due to drought conditions, it added.
As CTC (crush, tear, curl) tea accounts for two-third of India's tea production, India can fill the supply gap of Kenya's export destinations that include Pakistan, Egypt and the UK, ICRA said.
www.hindu.com /thehindu/holnus/015200610131340.htm   (351 words)

 Sir Aubrey's Fine English Iced Tea- Articles
Teas can be categorized by another distinction that offers the chance to shift customers gradually from a lower grade to a higher grade of tea –; their processing methods.
The vast majority of tea sold in tea bags, mixes for iced tea, instant teas, fruit- and spice-flavored teas, decaffeinated teas and bottled or canned beverages is harvested and processed by a method known as CTC (crush, tear and curl), Verdery explains.
In your CTC teas, select the types and varieties that represent the greater part of the market, he suggests.
www.siraubrey.com /articlecoffeeteasyrup.htm   (2733 words)

 Paper Tearing Techniques for Scrapbooking with Sassafras Lass Papers
This layout was created using Sassafras Lass Dreamy Crush Paper, pale yellow and olive green Bazzil cardstock, brown ink, brown pen, green twill and alphabet stamps.
Wet along the edges of your tear and curl the paper.
Cut the remaining word/s of your title from remaining Sassafras Lass Dreamy Crush Paper and ink the edges with brown ink.
www.stickersnfun.com /ptear06.asp   (500 words)

 Bodybuilding.com - Cyberpump - The Mash Monster: An Interview With Mash Monster Josh Dale.
I like to train crush once or twice a week and it's usually once.
I tried the high frequency crush work and it's just not for me. My wide pinch is strongest when I train it almost everyday.
Kinney's #4 close, pretty much anything Brad Johnson does, Dennis Rogers tearing a chunk out of the side of a deck of cards, David Horne lifting a Dinnie stone with 2 fingers and his 385 lb x 5 wrist curl, Brookfield's tennis ball tear and more.
www.bodybuilding.com /fun/cyberpump37.htm   (986 words)

 Swirl, Sip, Spit; A connoisseur of India's national drink makes a pilgrimage to Darjeeling for the 'champagne of teas'
His wasn't tea made from the just-plucked and tenderly manipulated leaves that we fanatics venerated.
Rather, it was Indian tea for Indians: a muscular brew produced by the brutal process known as CTC—Crush, Tear and Curl—in which a machine shreds the leaves into cheap, sturdy, uniform delivery systems of color and strength.
CTC tea was the tea held by the discarded earthenware kulhar I had cradled on the railroad tracks.
www.indianembassy.org /US_Media/2005/October/LAT.htm   (1214 words)

 Crush, Tear, Curl Details, Meaning Crush, Tear, Curl Article and Explanation Guide
Crush, Tear, Curl Details, Meaning Crush, Tear, Curl Article and Explanation Guide
Crush, Tear, Curl Guide, Meaning, Facts, Information and Description
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 Tea, Glossary, Information, Definitions
An expression describing the relaxation of curled leaves during steeping.
An acronym for Crush, Tear, and Curl, a manufacturing process to create tea leaves that impart a stronger infusion.
The process of crushing the leaves to activate certain enzymes and initiate fermentation; also results in the curled appearance of the final tea leaf.
www.hungrymonster.com /Foodfacts/Tea_Glossary.cfm   (1132 words)

Colombo is the largest tea auction centre in the world, while Guwahati is the largest CTC (Crush, Tear and Curl) tea auction centre in India.
Black tea can be classified into two groups--Orthodox tea and Crush, Tear and Curl (CTC), a cheaper variety--depending on the system of processing the green leaves.
The tea industry in India is located in two regions, the east and the northeast (primarily in the States of Assam and West Bengal) and the south (primarily in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala).
www.indus.org /techamr/cgds/fmcg.htm   (8162 words)

 Tea Glossary
Ctc: Stands for Crush, Tear, and Curl, a machine-based process that macerates the leaves by pressing through counter-rotating rollers to create a stronger, more colorful tea.
Rolling: The process of crushing the leaves to initiate fermentation and impart twist.
This imparts the curled appearance of the finished leaf.
www.herbs-teas.com /teaglossary.html   (1646 words)

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