Combs' Coffee isn't just about coffee--we're also huge tea fanatics, and one of the only direct importers of specialty-grade Indonesian and Kenyan teas in the US.
We currently import, loose-leaf: Silver Needle, White, Green, Black and Purple tea from Africa, Central America and Asia.
Our most popular tea is our, 'Purple tea'--a unique varietal that has purple/brownish colored leaves. The best part is the smooth/delicate body and subtle berry flavor--in addition, many studies boast the myriad of health benefits associated with the high levels of: antioxidants, polyphenols and anthocyanins (traditionally found in blueberries, raspberries, etc.).
All of our traditional teas are grown and hand-picked in the highest hectares of the Mt. Kenya Highlands (2036 meters). This is significant because the higher the altitude, the richer and more flavorful the tea is (mostly because tea doesn't grow as fast at altitude). While picking the tea, the tea pickers carefully extract only the top two leaves and a bud from each Camellia Sinensis plant. Once the leaves arrive at the Kangaita tea factory they are either withered, steamed, or fermented, then hand rolled and dried.