How Steep a Price Should You Pay for a Cup of Tea? -- Savings Experiment

How to Save on Tea
How to Save on Tea

Consumption of this 5,000-year-old beverage has been on a steady rise: Indeed, 2009 was the 18th consecutive year that consumer purchases of tea increased, according to The Tea Association.

But how does one find their cup of tea amid the sea of choices?

We surveyed the varieties of tea on the market, and where and how they're sold, to guide you toward options that suit your taste buds and offer the best bang for your buck.