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Embracing Tradition: The Rich Tapestry of Orthodox Tea and Our Journey Within

In a world that constantly evolves, there's a certain charm and timelessness in traditions. One such tradition that continues to captivate tea enthusiasts worldwide is Orthodox Tea. Steeped in history and celebrated for its distinctive flavors, Orthodox Tea offers a sensory journey that transcends the ordinary.

In this blog post, we delve into the rich tapestry of Orthodox Tea, exploring its benefits and how we at Grassroots Tea Corporation Private Limited are intricately woven into this exquisite tradition.

The Essence of Orthodox Tea:

Orthodox Tea, often referred to as "artisanal tea," embraces a meticulous, time-honored process that involves handpicking the finest tea leaves. Unlike its counterpart, CTC (Crush, Tear, Curl), which is more mechanized, Orthodox Tea production emphasizes the preservation of the leaf's integrity. The leaves are skillfully rolled, preserving their natural form and allowing for a fuller, more nuanced flavor profile.

The Benefits of Orthodox Tea:

Rich Flavor Palette: Orthodox Tea is renowned for its complex and rich flavors. The careful processing methods enhance the natural taste of the leaves, resulting in a cup that is both robust and nuanced.

Nuanced Aromas: The orthodox method allows the leaves to retain essential oils, imparting a diverse range of aromas. From floral and earthy to fruity notes, each cup is a sensory adventure.

Health Benefits: Orthodox Tea is believed to retain higher levels of antioxidants and polyphenols due to its less-processed nature. These compounds contribute to various health benefits, including improved heart health and a strengthened immune system.

Our Journey with Orthodox Tea:

At Grassroots Tea Corporation Private Limited, we have embraced the legacy of Orthodox Tea with a deep sense of reverence for tradition and a commitment to excellence. Our journey begins online retail of its main orthodox tea and green tea products on October 8 under its Equifarm tea brand, has brought together hundreds of small growers in Assam, mostly from the state's indigenous Bodo community. The new corporation's business model could transform the lives of an estimated 2.5 lakh small tea growers across the country. This initial step sets the tone for the artisanal process that follows.

We prioritize quality over quantity, aligning our practices with the essence of Orthodox Tea production. By collaborating closely with our partner farmers, we ensure that every leaf is handled with care, from cultivation to your teacup.

Transparency and Sustainability:

A core tenet of our philosophy is transparency. We believe that every tea lover should be aware of the journey their tea takes from leaf to cup. Our commitment to sustainability is reflected in our practices – from eco-friendly cultivation methods to ethical labour practices. We're not just offering tea; we're inviting you to be part of a sustainable, conscious tea-drinking experience.

Community Empowerment:

One of the hallmarks of Orthodox Tea production is the human touch involved at every stage. This aligns seamlessly with our values at Grassroots Tea Corporation Private Limited. By empowering local communities and ensuring fair wages, we contribute to the well-being of the skilled artisans and farmers who play an integral role in crafting your tea.

The Ritual of Sipping Orthodox Tea:

Every cup of Orthodox Tea tells a story – a story of tradition, craftsmanship, and a connection to nature. When you indulge in rich, nuanced flavors, you're not just sipping tea; you're participating in a time-honored ritual that spans generations.


In the fast-paced world we inhabit, Orthodox Tea serves as a gentle reminder of the beauty found in tradition. At Grassroots Tea Corporation Private Limited, we take pride in curating an experience that transcends the ordinary, offering you not just a cup of tea but a journey through time and taste. Join us in savoring the heritage of Orthodox Tea – where every sip is a celebration of craftsmanship, community, and conscious living.

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