Singapore Tea Festival 2019: 8 must-try teas and tea-infused products
What are you planning to do this weekend? If you haven't yet checked out Jewel Changi Airport, here's one more reason you should do so.
From tomorrow (19 July) till Sunday (21 July), tea aficionados will be excited to visit the Singapore Tea Festival, presented by teapasar. This year, there are over 50 brands participating, including 5 new-to-Singapore brands and 13 artisanal food brands. We round up 8 must-try items while you're there.
1) Nespresso Compatible Tea Capsules from A.muse Projects
A.muse Projects tea pods are available in two flavours, Earl Grey and Peach Green — a fruity green tea blend. They are 100% compostable and full compatible with Nespresso coffee machines.
2) Fizzicle junboocha
What's junboocha? "It's a naturally carbonated prebiotic and probiotic beverage made with honey," shares Singapore brand Fizzicle. Junboocha comes in caffeinated and non-caffeinated options that are brewed with certified organic tea and ingredients. If you're keen to taste Singapore's only caffeine-free junboocha, try Calmboocha and Honeysuckle Silverfungus.
3) Blooming tea from Petale Tea
Petale Tea's blooming tea is made of organic green tea and dried flowers such as jasmine, osmanthus, gomphrena, marigold, rose, lavender and lily.
Not only will you enjoy a refreshing drink, you'll also be in for a visual experience!
4) Herbal teas from Pukka
Try organic herbal teas from leading health and wellbeing brand Pukka. There are 8 flavours including Night Time, Three Chamomile, Three Mint, Supreme Matcha Green and more.
5) Herbal Mint Pei Pa Koa tea latte from Woobbee
If the taste of Pei Pa Koa is your cup of tea, you'll want to try this beverage from Woobbee. Exclusive to the Singapore Tea Festival, Woobbee cold brew tea series are served in PPK glass bottles.
6) Cold brew tea from Zestyleaf
Brew your own refreshing iced teas at home that are healthy, all natural and additive free! Try Zestyleaf tea bags with refreshing and zesty fruit and pure tea flavours.
7) Tea-infused beauty products from oasis:skin
Oasis:skin is a fully vegan and cruelty-free beauty brand. With products for your face, body and hair, you can treat yourself to a spa-like experience at home. Try the Singapore Tea Festival exclusives, like the tea-infused solid shampoos and conditioners, made of roasted tea leaves, including flavours like rose and thyme, pine hojicha, and yuzu and matcha.
8) Tea-infused chocolates from Fossa Chocolate x Pekoe & Imp
Tea and chocolate in one bite! Try flavours like Oolong, Hongcha and Duckshit (it's a type of tea!).