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What is the ideal time to drink tea?

Tea is generally good for you (due to the presence of antioxidants and other beneficial minerals) and has the added advantage of being completely organic and sugar-free (zero fat or calories). This makes it a better beverage to consume than say Coke, Pepsi, Red bull, etc. which all contain sugar and calories (not to mention a high concentration of acidity which are bad for the teeth). Having tea after large meals can help with digestion and prevent the “after-meal hangover” or “food coma” due to the moderate levels of caffeine in the tea. Note: only high-quality loose leaf tea will give you all the beneficial nutrients from the tea (and be organic) — tea bags usually contain tea dust/extremely poor quality tea...

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What is the difference between masala chai and chai tea?

Given that our brand name is "Chai & Mighty", we thought we'd delve into the meaning "Chai" and clear up a common misconception. "Chai" simply means "Tea" in Hindi (the primary language spoken across North India and most popular vernacular in India in general). However, you will see many stores promoting "chai tea" instead of just "chai". This is because they are referring to "masala chai" and not just tea.  ‘Chai Tea’ is a cultural term that became popular in the USA. It is basically black tea with milk. ‘Masala Chai Tea’ is a subset of Chai Tea. It is Chai Tea mixed with spices that give the mix a ‘masala’ flavour. Some of our finest examples of the above...

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Introducing Chai & Mighty

Happy New Year!  Currently, premium teas from the Darjeeling region of India are primarily sold to traders/wholesalers who then go on to sell these teas at inflated prices to other dealers/retailers. Most of India's finest teas are exported and sold to consumers for between ~$3 – $5 a cup at luxury hotels, cafes, and restaurants.  Chai & Mighty wants to bring these teas, fresh from the estates to your doorstep. The idea is simple: to deliver the finest teas at prices unmatched in value.  We believe there are several inconveniences or "obstacles" with regard to the purchasing of tea that Chai & Mighty helps you "get around" Opacity of prices (before the tea reaches you, it's been with a producer, trader, distributor, and retailer; all of whom have...

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