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Collection: Decaffeinated tea

Welcome to our specialised category for "decaffeinated tea". Here we offer a carefully selected range of high quality decaffeinated teas, ideal for those who love the taste of tea but want to avoid caffeine. Whether for late night or health reasons, our decaffeinated tea offers full flavour without the caffeine.

Decaffeinated tea - enjoyment without caffeine

Decaffeinated tea is becoming increasingly popular among tea drinkers who love the taste of tea but want to avoid the caffeine. In this article, we'll take a look at the processes used to decaffeinate tea and the qualities that define decaffeinated tea.

What is decaffeinated tea?

Decaffeinated tea is tea from which the caffeine has been removed. This can be done with all types of tea, including black, green and white tea. The process aims to remove as much caffeine as possible while maintaining the flavor and quality of the tea.

Process for decaffeination of tea

There are several methods for decaffeinating tea, each with its own advantages and disadvantages:

  1. CO2 process : This is one of the most modern and environmentally friendly methods. It uses carbon dioxide in a high pressure and temperature environment to extract the caffeine. This method best preserves the aromas and properties of the tea.
  2. Water Process : Also known as the "Swiss Water Process," this involves steeping the tea in water to dissolve the caffeine. The water is then passed through a charcoal filter, which removes the caffeine. This method is chemical-free, but can also reduce some of the flavors of the tea.
  3. Solvent method : This uses chemical solvents such as ethyl acetate or methylene chloride to extract the caffeine. This method is efficient, but there are concerns about residues of these chemicals in the tea.

Enjoy decaffeinated tea

Despite being decaffeinated, these teas largely retain their distinctive flavor and offer an excellent alternative for those who are sensitive to caffeine or wish to avoid it for health reasons. Decaffeinated tea can be brewed and enjoyed just like regular tea, making it a convenient option for any time of day or night.