Big or semi-large tea factories are listed here.
Da Yi (大益)
Originally Da Yi was name of Pu-erh tea’s brand from old Menghai tea factory.
Menghai tea factory was one of big manufacturers of tea in Yunnan during 1938-1950.
Menghai tea factory is known for its production of ripe ( Shu ) Pu-erh tea.
Later on Da Yi became an official brand of Menghai tea factory.
Da Yi Tea Group Company was established in 2004, since then Menghai tea factory has been one of the members.
Nanjian Tea Factories ( 南涧 )
category includes products from 3 different tea factories located in Nanjian area.
1. Yunnan Nanjian Cha Chang
2. Nanjian Hi Long Tan
3. Tuling Feng Huang
Yunnan Nanjian Cha Chang
factory doesn't have a long tea producing history in Yunnan province,
but it’s known their Phoenix（Fenghuang) Tuo Cha branded by Gu De.
The factory has been established in 1985 and since then they started produce the Phoenix tuo cha.
The tea factory is located Wu Liang shan ( Wuliang mountain ) ,
so most of the tea material comes from growing around old and arbor tea trees.
Xia guan Tuo Cha （下关沱茶）
Xia Guan Tuo Cha ,also named Yunnan Tuo Cha that is origin from Ming Dynasty.
It is one of compressed forms of Pu Er Tea, usually it`s smaller than pu-erh tea cake,
that is easily to carry to anywhere,therefore it had been popular during the Ancient
Tea Route. Xiaguan Tuo Cha is known as high quality tea with long history
and typical intensive Cha Qi with smoky flavor.
Zhong Cha company (中茶)
Zhong Cha was Established in 1949 and it was the first national tea company in China.
Within few years company expanded and became a major trade company of Chinese tea .
This company had been manufacturing lot of high quality Pu-erh tea, hei cha ,
black tea, green tea, etc. for many years now . All of teas are branded as ‘Zhong Cha Pai’.
Mengku Rong Shi (勐库戎氏)
Mengku Rong Shi tea factory is based in Shuangjiang ,south-west of Yunnan province.
It is a family-run business for the last three generations which is more than a hundred years.
Nowadays Rong Shi still follows the traditional way of of tea production and besides organic black tea is mainly focused on Sheng Pu-erh tea.
Hai Wan - Lao Tong Zhi （ 海湾 - 老 同志 （下关沱茶 ）
Lao Tong Zhi ( in translation - Old comrades ) is one of famous Yunnan tea brands from Hai Wan Tea factory set up by two founders of the tea factory who are maters of processing Pu-erh tea in China.
Yunnan Dian Hong Ji Tuan ( 云南滇红集团 )
"Yunnan Dian Hong Ji Tuan", this company is originally known for the black tea, but
Tuo Cha is also one of the types of their products.
It takes 2-3 infusions before hard pressed Shu Tuo really starts to give what it has. Beautifully dark red tea soup with caramelized walnuts scent gives very sweet mouth feel lasting long also under the tongue. This tuo's fermentation is just right timed and we can recommend this one as a very good Shu Tuo Cha.
Gentle hazelnut scent with touch of wood would be probably the main characteristics of this well made tuo cha. Rich golden tea liquor is smooth but has also stimulating and warming ability with sweet sensation in mouth. Typical characteristics of Xiaguan tuocha, like smokiness and touch of orchids are well balanced. This sheng pu-erh tuo cha is packed...
Takes few infusions to get this dry stored shu cha release tasty tea. First few steepings are rather bitter , but slightly changes to sweet taste later. Longer infusions help to achieve nice dark and rich tea soup.As it happens with all big tea manufacturers or companies , the Zhong Cha tea prices also rising up not only based on actual aging value , so...
cocoa-honey scent comes from the hot gaiwan in first infusion. Beautifully fermented tea, sweet mouth sensation after few sips. The tea soup is dark but clean and rich. No any unpleasant taste of the dry storage. As it happens with all big tea manufacturers or companies , the Zhong Cha tea prices also rising up not only based on actual aging value , so it...
400g pressed sheng pu-erh from bush tea leafs by Zhong Cha Tea Company in 2007. Scent of the summer forest fruits will spread in the room within the first steeping. Bright and clean golden tea soup gives full body warm feeling combined with overall mouth sweet sensation. Touch of wild berries followed by slow but persistent "Hui Gan".
357g hard pressed pressed sheng pu-erh tea cake from bush tea leafs made by Zhong Cha Tea Company in 2007.and dry stored from the beginning. Brewed tea offers big variety of taste sensations with touch of lavender and honey. Sweet mouth feel comes very fast as the body warm feel in combination with "hui gan" appearing slowly after.
Sheng pu-erh tea cake from Zhong Cha company made of spring tea from Nan Nuo mountain. Pleasant aroma of orchids with scent of the chrysanthemum and wild honey can be appreciated from the lid of hot gaiwan during the steeping this vintage cake. The sweet sensation with fruity notes in mouth comes around with 2 or 3rd cup and lasts fairly long. Huigan is...