We caught a bus from our hotel to this wonderful tea market located nearby to the Wuliting Overpass in Fuzhou City. This tea market was recommend to us as being the best out of the three in Fuzhou - and we were not disappointed. On display were a wide, wide variety of teas alongside teapots, gaiwans and other tea-making accessories.
Following our visit to the tea market earlier this morning, we paid a visit to a beautiful tea garden towards the west of Fu'an City. Our supplier, who we met for the first time at the tea market, drove us along a very picturesque mountain road for around 20 minutes until we reached the tea garden. Here, our Golden Peony Black Tea and the base tea material for our Love at First Sight Blooming Tea is grown. It is then shipped to a nearby factory for processing.
Following our brief train journey from Fuding, we paid a visit to Fu'an tea market. Here, a wide variety of teas grown in the nearby mountains are sold. Tea cakes, some very old, were also available for purchase.
Today we visited a tea factory in the south-west of Fuding City. We drove for a little over an hour from our hotel to visit the white tea factory. On arrival, we were greeted with freshly-brewed white tea and given a tour around the factory. Here, green and white tea grown in the shadows of Taimu Mountain is processed.