Black teas that are blended with additional flavorings.
A wide range of spices, herbs and flower petals are used to produce a large variety of flavored teas. Fruit flavored teas are generally made by blending the fruit's essential oils with the processed tea.
Blenders in Europe, the global center of black flavored tea technology, mix flavors and teas in machines which control temperature and humidity. Some teas are flavored just two or three times, but the best receive five or six repetitions then re-fired. Dried blossoms are added for increased charm to its appearance.