The history of gun powder tea can be dated back to 1000
years ago. It originated from Zhejiang Province. Gun powder
tea is one of earliest commodity exported in China. In 18th
century, gun powder tea as Gongxi Tea was world-famous and
it’s quite expensive in market, even more expensive than
pearl, so it’s hailed as Green Pearl.
Fixing—Rolling—Drying (second stir fixation—stir-fry in
small oven—stir frying in double ovens which is the key
procedure for balling—frying in big oven)
Gunpowder tea processing procedure
It is like a ball and assuming gun powder so it’s called gun
powder tea. Generally speaking, it’s emerald green like a
green pearl. With a strong fragrance, it’s suitable for
stewing for long time.