About Our Products
World Tea Specialty Store "LUPICIA"
LUPICIA offers more than 400 kinds of fresh teas throughout the year, ranging from seasonal teas to our original blends and flavored teas. We invite you to journey into the fascinating world of tea with LUPICIA.
In order to ensure freshness, we pack most of our teas in 50-gram packages filled with nitrogen. There are also tin-packed teas suitable for gifts or for storage. (10-teabag packages are also available for some items.)
Tea classification and color of labels
Red: traditional black tea
Orange: flavored black tea
Dark Green: traditional oolong, white, and green teas
Light Green: flavored oolong, white, and green teas
Yellow: non-caffeine (flavored and traditional) herbal tea
Plantation Specified / Seasonal & Limited
Teas available seasonally or in limited quantities. You can fully enjoy the season's best taste.
Tea produced in specific plantations and regions. Enjoy the specific character of these regional offerings.
Standard tea leaves from one or more regions and/or plantations which are blended, producing a well-balanced tea with a new unique flavor and aroma.
Teas infused with an array of fruits, flowers and other flavors that complement certain characteristics of the tea creating a new taste sensation.
Wellness blends like rooibos, honeybush and chamomile, are crafted carefully for caffeine-free enjoyment without sacrificing flavor.
*Some herbs are said best avoided during pregnancy. We recommend consulting your physician before consuming certain products.
Grades of Tea (black teas)
Tea leaves are sorted by size and categorized by each grade.
FOP (Flowery Orange Pekoe)
Found at branch tip
OP (Orange Pekoe)
The 2nd leaf from from the tip of the stem
The 3rd bud on the stem used in most black teas
The 4th bud from branch tip
A larger leaf found on the 5th bud from the branch tip
TGFOP (Tippy Golden FOP)
A finer grade TGFOP
SFTGFOP (Special FTGFOB)
The very best of FTGFOP
BPS (Broken Pekoe Souchong)
A type of Pekoe Souchong
BP (Broken Pekoe)
A broken-type of Pekoe
BOP (Broken Orange Pekoe)
A broken-type of Orange Pekoe
BOPF (BOP Fanning)
A stronger flavored BOP
TGFBOP (Tippy Golden FBOP)
The finest broken type tea
CTC (Crush, Tear and Curl)
The tea leaves are crushed, torn, and curled