Frontier Natural Products - Bulk Assam Tea Tippy Golden FOP Certified Organic - 1 lb. (16 oz. / 453 g) Frontier Natural Products Organic Loose Leaf Assam Tea is fair trade certified and rated Tippy Golden Flowering Orange Pekoe. Assam is a robust tea and is considered a "morning tea." Assam tea holds up well to the addition of milk and also makes a flavorful iced tea. Botanical name: Camellia sinensis L. Assam is the quintessential black Indian tea. Rich, robust, astringent and highly aromatic--milk and sugar complement this tea well. Caffeine: Contains Caffeine Origin: India Common Name: Assam Tea Plant Part: Flower Grade: Flowering Orange Pekoe Frontier's HerbsIf you use herbs to make teas, salves, tinctures, remedies, cosmetics, dyes or potpourri, you want high-quality products from a trusted source. Frontier buys, tests and handles their herbs with exacting care to maximize their natural properties. Frontier's Natural vs. Organic Herbs and SpicesToday, Frontier offers the option of both natural and certified organic herbs and spices. What's the difference? Organic: All of Frontier's organic products are USDA certified and are natural. Organic includes how a product is grown and harvested as well as post-harvest processing, treatment and handling. Natural: Frontier Natural Products Standard covers post-harvest treatment and processing. Frontier does not purchase any herbs or spices that have been treated with irradiation or chemicals such as ethylene oxide (EtO) and there are a number of other ingredients and processes that are not allowed. Taste That Makes A Difference.Frontier sources their spices from growers committed to quality, sustainability and ethical trade. Frontier strives to build partnerships and better the lives of smaller growers in developing countries with fair pricing programs. QualityYou can trust Frontier products to be the freshest, purest and most sustainably produced. Simply put, quality effects taste and efficacy.