Why Tea is the World’s Most Popular Beverage (After Water)

By Robin Hilmantel | Last Updated October 02, 2014

Pick up little-known facts about the healthful drink from the pros who grow and brew it.

On any given day, more than half the people in America drink tea, according to the Tea Association of the USA. That comes out to more than 79 billion servings per year, and that’s just a small part of the international consumption: Tea is the world’s most popular drink, after water. And its popularity is far from a recent trend. The drink has been consumed for thousands of years, and gained a following in this country after bagged tea was introduced by importer Thomas Sullivan in 1904. Learn more little-known facts to share over your next cuppa, from the modern-day folks who grow it and professionally brew it.

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