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People drink tea at a roadside tea shop on a winter morning in the old quarters in Delhi, December 3, 2014.

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People drink tea at a roadside tea shop on a winter morning in the old quarters in Delhi on Wednesday

Ethnic Dong women work at a tea leaf processing factory in Liping county, Guizhou province, March 28, 2014. According to local media, Liping county's tea plantations attracted more than 60,000 women workers from nearby villages this spring and each tea picker earns around 100 yuan ($16.10) per diem.

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Ethnic Dong women work at a tea leaf processing factory in Liping county, Guizhou province on Friday. According to local media, Liping county’s tea plantations attracted more than 60,000 women workers from nearby villages this spring and each tea picker earns around 100 yuan ($16.10) per diem 

Japanese Geisha prepares green tea as Miko looks during the annual Baikasai, Plum Blossom Festival at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine on February 25, 2014 in Kyoto, Japan. This annual event commemorates enshrined Michizane Sugawara, a politician and plum-blossom aficionado of the Heian-Period, who died in the year 903.

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A geisha prepares green tea during the annual Baikasai, the Plum Blossom Festival, at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine in Kyoto, Japan. The festival commemorates enshrined Michizane Sugawara, a politician and plum blossom aficionado of the Heian period, who died in the year 903

YOGYAKARTA, INDONESIA - OCTOBER 22:  KPH Notonegoro and Gusti Kanjeng Ratu Hayu drink tea during Dahar Klimah ceremony in Bangsal Kesatriyan at Kraton Palace as part of the Royal Wedding Held For Sultan Hamengkubuwono X's Daughter Gusti Ratu Kanjeng Hayu And KPH Notonegoro on October 22, 2013 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.  Wedding celebrations will take place October 21-23 October. The wedding parade will include 12 royal horse drawn carriages and will be streamed live on the internet so that it can be watched by people all over the world.  (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

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Sultan Hamengkubuwono X’s daughter Gusti Ratu Kanjeng Hayu (left) and KPH Notonegoro drink tea during the Dahar Klimah ceremony in Bangsal Kesatriyan at Kraton Palace, as part of their royal wedding in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The celebrations continue until 23 October with a wedding parade that includes 12 royal horse-drawn carriages, which will be streamed live on the internet. 

Indian women use umbrellas to shield themselves from rain as they walk next to a large field of tea shrubs at a tea garden near Binnaguri in the north eastern Indian state of Assam. Tea is indigenous to India which is the second largest producer in the world behind China.

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Tea pickers shield themselves from rain as they walk past a field of tea shrubs, at a garden near Binnaguri in the north eastern Indian state of Assam.