Garden of the Andes is committed to ecologically sound business practices. So, when searching for a Black Tea source, they applied the same exacting standards for sustainable farming that they demand from their own operations. Their organic Black Tea garden is found in the high plateaus of Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon), the point of origin for the world's finest teas. The Garden of the Andes organic tea farm is nestled in the lush valleys of the Andes Mountains. Blessed with crisp alpine air, fed by crystal waters of mountain lakes and streams, abundant in nutrient-rich soil, this idyllic environment produces vigorous plants with exquisite aromas, flavors and health benefits. Using the latest sustainable practices and traditional growing methods, Garden of the Andes nurtures the finest indigenous herbs and flowers to create highly praised tea blends.