The Life Cycle Analysis Of Tea

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Life cycle analysis of tea and moblie : Tea is the second most consumed drink on the earth after water. Consumers can choose from a variety of choices now a days - instant tea , iced tea mixes, speciality and flavoured tea, herbal teas and ready-to drink teas, decaffienated teas and tea bags [1]. Apart from this a lot of different types of teas are available like green tea , black tea , olong tea ,etc. This can be understood in the developmental discourse notion as the consumption of a beverage by the society which colonised others and was considered developed. This consumption naturally creates a great demand and hence they introduced , planted the tea in the “colonised”, now the developing countries. It is therfore not very surprising to note that it has been produced, consumed and exported by many South East and East Asian countries and African countries. As expected these are usually the developing countries . This tea forms the part of their GDP as well as is an important source of revenue for these governments. The demand of tea on such a massive scale natually demands our attention to study its impacts based on its Life Cycle Analysis. Life cycle analysis will take one through the production of Tea and processing of tea , its vrious uses , it 's effect on the society and the environment impact of such a product . fig 1. country wise division of production of tea. Note that most of the producers are the developing countries which had been once colonised.[2]

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