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.
This is probably the most smoky sheng pu-erh we have ever come across. Not a faulty of the kill green, neither storage issue, but the traditional way of processing by Jin Po ethnic minority. Tea factory is aiming on Cantonese market where this type is more welcomed. If you get over the overwhelming smokiness , few seconds after the first cups, the sweet...
Hard pressed big melon tu cha from De Hong tea factory owning the plantations located around 2000m.alt. The slight mushroomy notes will reveal that it's not a completely Kunming storage , yet it's dry and fruity rather wet. Despite of it's a tai di cha you can get decent 8 steepings before it's starts fade away. Sweet and slight smokey flavor accompanied...
Shu puerh with "nuo mi xiang" - sticky rice aroma, from Shuang Jiang tea factory. Everything is happening after 2nd infusion when this 4g mini tuo cha starts to opening up. Smooth ,sweet , creamy and bit different from typical Menghai production. Very good budget daily shu puer drinker for lovers of this specific taste with size suitable for 100 - 140ml...
Gong Ting Shu puerh from Shuang Jiang tea factory. This 4g hard pressed mini tuo cha needs 3+ infusions to open up. With longer steeping times the citrusy notes will emerge as typical for Lincang shu puer teas. Very good budget daily shu puer drinker for lovers of taste than traditional Menghai production with size suitable for 100 - 140ml steeping ( gong...
Shu puerh from Shuang Jiang tea factory. This 4g hard pressed mini tuo cha opens up faster than Gongting one we also offer. With longer steeping times the citrusy notes will emerge as typical for Lincang shu puer teas along with touch of wood. Good budget shu puer drinker for lovers of taste than traditional Menghai production with size suitable for 100 -...
Fairly young Liubao from the Wuzhou tea factory. This tea is suitable for beginners who can't stand the harsh wet basement aroma and taste in their cup , yet want to enjoy the taste of the Liubao. First infusions have slight bitter and sour notes revealing that tea is still young, yet the sweet aftertaste will emerge after few cups. It does feel like...