Monday, November 9, 2009

A Borneo Flavour - Mayang Tea

Mayang Tea is Sarawak's very own tea grown in the lowland rather than the highland (eg. Boh Tea and Sabah Tea). It is marketed as Mayang Tea domestically and Sarawak Tea overseas.

Mayang Tea Sdn Bhd, Serian

Plague showing that the tea plantation was officiated by the Honourable Chief Minister of Sarawak in the 1980's.

Some of the products of the tea plantation

Sarawak Pepper Tea (for export to European market)

Office and mini shop of Mayang Tea Sdn Bhd

A View of Mayang Tea Plantation

Closeup of the tea plant.

Leguminous trees planted to give shade and nutrient to the soil (nitrogen fixation)

Grinding of tea leaves using machinery.

Grinded Tea leaves ready for filtering.

Filtering of grinded tea leaves. The finer leaf fragments are used in tea bags.


  1. Thanks - first time I see pictures of our very own Mayang tea plantation....eye opening.

  2. I am going to visit Kuching next month. How to reach this place?