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Did you know?

1. No African country names begin with the letters F, H, I, J, O, P, Q, V, W, X, or Y.

2. Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent.

3. The Republic of the Congo is one of the most urbanized countries in Africa.

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Making the Perfect Cup of White African Tea

Malawi Antlers White Tea is a specialty tea favored by tea lover all over the world.

Behind China and India, Kenya is the largest tea producer in the world. Kenyan tea, around 90 percent of the tea is grown and produced is cultivated on very small farms. Kenyans are leaders in developing new varieties of tea such as white and purple teas that grow abundantly and are able to tolerate climate conditions in Kenya.



Kenya is the 3rd largest tea producer in the world
Kenya is the 3rd largest tea producer in the world

Making the Perfect Cup of White African Tea

Africa produces handmade white, green, and specialty teas produced by smallholder tea farmers. Malawi Antlers White Tea is a specialty tea favored by tea lover all over the world.
Picking tea leaves in Kenya
Picking tea leaves in Kenya

Step-by-step on how to make the perfect cup of White African Tea

1. Use one teaspoon of dried loose tea per cup of water, more to taste. 2. When making a flower or herbal tea with small leaf and green leaf type plants, you can use a tea strainer. The tea strainer eliminates the need to strain off the small leaves later. 3. Add your desired amount to a tea strainer or teapot. 4. Cover with boiling water a let steep for 2- 5 minutes or until you created your perfect cup of tea based on your preference.


Did you know?
The African country of Malawi has the oldest tea plantations in all of Africa, with some tea bushes dating back to the year 1891.

Africa is surrounded by water but is not an island, here are a few African Island facts.

Madagascar is the 4th large island in the world and is located in the Indian Ocean supporting a unique biology, about 90% of its plants and animals are found nowhere else on earth.

Composed of 155 islands, Seychelles is Africa's smallest country. By far the largest island is Mahe, home to about 90% of the population and the site of its capital city of Victoria.

Cabo Verde has a strategic location 310 miles or 500 km from the west coast of Africa near major north-south sea routes; important communications station; important sea and air refueling site.

Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent. Continents can not be considered islands because of their size and also by historic definition since many people who study geography define islands and continents as two different things.

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