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The difference between White tea and Green Tea

White tea and green tea differ primarily in their processing methods and flavor profiles. White tea is the least processed of all teas, made from young tea leaves and buds that are simply withered and dried. This minimal processing allows white tea to retain more of its natural antioxidants and delicate flavors. It has a subtle, sweet flavor with floral and fruity undertones.

 

On the other hand, green tea undergoes a slightly more extensive processing method, involving steaming or pan-firing the tea leaves to halt oxidation before they are rolled and dried. This process helps to preserve the green color of the leaves and lock in their fresh, grassy flavor. Green tea typically has a slightly stronger taste compared to white tea, with grassy, vegetal notes and a refreshing finish.

 

Both white tea and green tea offer a range of health benefits due to their high antioxidant content, but their flavor profiles and processing methods make them distinctively different in taste and aroma. Whether you prefer the delicate sweetness of white tea or the fresh, grassy notes of green tea, both varieties provide a soothing and refreshing tea-drinking experience.

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