A bud with one leaf was almost harsh for Anji white tea picking standard, is carried out formally listed in the national standard since 2006, strives for perfection, positioning high-end Anji tea companies is strictly enforced, merchants and consumers choose China white tea has become an index.
We can say this tough standard for anji white tea in a short span of 30 years to the position of tea industry in China has successfully. Today, however, there are many tea companies believe that this standard seems to be set on a ‘tea industry head…
“Only the people here who has picked the tea for more than 5 years, can calculate money by catty.”, head of the creek dragon township daze dock tea Ye Xiaofang implemented new salary calculation method of this year, “novice” tea plucking workers still calculate by days of money, more than 5 years of counting money by catty. Although in this way, “veteran” salary can be 200 RMB per day or more, but Ye Xiaofang still think bargain: “old tea plucking workers are experienced, picking qualify for a bud leaf fine tea, and speed is fast as well.” Compared to not only quantitatively calculate by KG money more cost-effective, quality is guaranteed.
“Anji white tea picking standard is too strict compared with other tea types, in the human cost of the market competitiveness of the starting line, lose.” Dragon king, head of the mountain tea industry Pan Yuanqing said. Anji white tea in accordance with the standard regulations of the state is divided into high-quality grade, special grade, primary grade and secondary grade. Especially for the foreign market, the distributors who buy white tea from China, the prices are over their budget.
“The cost is high, the price is high, although that match the positioning of boutique tea of anji white tea in the tea industry with the brand, but will be slightly weak market competitiveness objectively.”In the long run, or there are tea plucking workers employment crisis.