Preliminary quality/price analysis for some green and black tea types


Elena-Alina Buga, Alexandra-Samira Lăpădat, Ioana-Maria Toplicean, Adina-Daniela Datcu


Volume 29, Issue 3;
Pages: 168-172; 2023
ISSN: 2069-0053 (print), Agroprint;
ISSN (online): 2068-9551


Tea is the second most popular drink in the world, behind water. There is a lot of variety in terms of flavors and this lets the product to be adapted to a wider range of preferences. Thus, the goal of this study was to compare the quality of green and black tea from various firms in relation to the pricing of each product. This study required thorough price monitoring over a period of many months, as well as quality analyses such as relative humidity and ash content. For the gravimetric investigation, four tea types were used, with the first indicating the lowest price and the final being the most expensive. The price rise research was conducted between November 2022 and May 2023, with 28 samples drawn from each variety. All of these tests reveal a link between the price of a product and its quality; thus

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