Tea Grade: PF
More cups, Pekoe Fannings Black Tea
PF black tea grade produces in the method of CTC. It is a faster way of producing a standard quality of tea.
CTC type tea always shows small brown nugget type tea. Therefore, in the production of tea, freshly harvested whole tea leaves feed into the CTC machines. then the machines crush, tear and curl them and process in a period of just about two hours.
This PF (PEKOE Fannings) tea grade thicker and yields many more cups of drinking tea. The tea grade shows granules type black tea and of a blackish brown color and very strong taste with or without milk.
Normally CTC type tea is very strong and makes more cups per kg. Further, CTC types of tea produce mainly at Low and Mid grown tea areas in Sri Lanka.