The "orange" in Orange Pekoe is not a fruit. In the tea industry, "Orange Pekoe" is a term used in grading tea leaves, specifically as it relates to the size or "cut" of black tea. These are the newer, smaller leaves of the plant. It's a grading that reflects quality, hand-plucked tea.
It's not definitive, but one legend suggest the term originates from the Dutch House of Orange-Nassau, now the royal family. The Dutch East India Company was influential in spreading tea to Europe and may have branded it as “Orange” to make the association with the House of Orange. Or alternatively, it may originate from the copper color of the oxidized black tea.
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My first box ever from this company. It is definitely high-quality, very bold-tasting with a bit of an aftertaste. Well worth the price.