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Why Use Tin Boxes to Store Tea Leaves?

- Nov 08, 2018 -

The container for preserving tea leaves is best in tin boxes and porcelain jars, and secondly, iron boxes, wooden boxes, bamboo boxes, etc., plastic bags and paper boxes can also be used. In particular, the iron box should be placed in a cool place. It should not be placed in a place exposed to direct sunlight or moisture or a heat source. On the one hand, it can prevent oxidation and rust of the iron box, and can suppress the speed of deterioration and deterioration of the tea leaves in the box.

First, avoiding the humid environment. When the water content of the tea leaves reaches 8.8%, it may be moldy; if the temperature is suitable at 12%, the mold will grow rapidly and the mold and mycelium will appear on the tea.

Second, tea should be kept at low temperature and protected from light. Both sunlight and light have an impact on the quality of tea. The more high-grade green tea and flower tea are more sensitive to light. There is a noun in the line called "sunburn", which means that a long time of illumination will produce a bad sun odor. 

Third, the tea is easy to absorb the odor. After the tea is bought, it is wrapped in paper, then wrapped in two layers of polyethylene food bags, and then placed in a dry place. Avoid placing the tea together with odorous items, such as mothballs. Soap, perfume, cigarettes, etc. Manager Jiao specially reminded that tea should not be stored in the refrigerator. Some conditional households use the fresh-keeping cabinet to store tea. At this time, it should be noted that the fresh-keeping cabinet should be low temperature and odor-free.

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