International Tea Day celebrated on 21 May

The world has celebrated the International Tea Day, marked on 21 May, which was established to raise awareness about this product’s role in combating hunger and poverty across the world.

This day highlight tea’s cultural, economic, and social significance, as it is the most consumed beverage globally after water, with a rich history spanning thousands of years.

According to reports, tea cultivation supports millions of smallholder farmers, especially in developing countries, providing essential income and employment.

It was established by the General Assembly to promote sustainable tea production and consumption while raising awareness about tea’s role in fighting hunger and poverty.

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