Tea has been part of Koreans’ daily lives for centuries since an official brought seeds back from China. But coffee has now left it far behind. Photo: Korea Tea Sommelier Institute

Caffeine battles: is tea losing out to coffee in Korea?

After a millennium as the nation’s favourite drink, tumbling tea consumption is bitter news for growers to swallow as coffee shoots ahead in popularity

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Tea has been part of Koreans’ daily lives for centuries since an official brought seeds back from China. But coffee has now left it far behind. Photo: Korea Tea Sommelier Institute
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