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The history of Tea - Shunan Teng

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Tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world after water –– and from sugary Turkish Rize tea to salty Tibetan butter tea, there are almost as many ways of preparing the beverage as there are cultures on the globe. Where did this beverage originate, and how did it become so popular? Shunan Teng details tea’s long history.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Shunan Teng
  • Director Steff Lee
  • Script Editor Brendan Pelsue
  • Animator Steff Lee
  • Illustrator Steff Lee
  • Composer Gav Cantrell
  • Associate Producer Jessica Ruby
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Narrator Pen-Pen Chen

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