Small particles of tea one grade larger than Dust produced as a by product of the tea making process.
Small grainy particles of leaf sifted out of the graded tea. Sought after for tea bags as they give a good quick infusion.
These are small, grainy particles of leaf sifted out of better grade teas.
Small grainy particles of leaf (1 to 1.5 mm) sifted out of the better-grade teas much smaller than BOP and used in tea bags only. Depending upon the quality of the original tea leaf (such as Boh Estates' Cameronian), fannings in teabags may produce liquor that is as good as the original whole leaf tea.
Leaf particles that have been sifted out of high quality teas.
Smaller pieces of tea leaves than is graded for the broken orange pekoe.
A very small size of tea leaf, although larger than dust.
small grainy particles of leaf (1-1.5mm) sifted out of better grade teas. Fannings will produce a liquor that is often as good as that of a whole leaf grade â€“ it is a grade which applies to both orthodox and CTC teas. In the orthodox teas, fannings will include broken orange pekoe fannings (BOPF) and golden orange pekoe fannings (GOPF) which describe the amount of tips in a grade.
leaf particles sifted out to increase the quality of a tea