|source image: pension4armynews.co.uk|
A businessman from China, An Yanshi claimed to have found the secret to producing most expensive of tea. The secret: panda poop.
Teacher calligraphy classes, An Yanshi has purchased 11 tons of dirt from panda breeding center. He will use it as fertilizer or manure tea gardens on the slopes of mountain in Sichuan Province, Southwest China.
Full of confidence, he said quickly harvest of tea leaves from the garden spring of this year. The first stage of the crop which he claimed was most expensive of tea in the world price of U.S. $ 34 thousand for every 500 grams.
Panda has very bad digestion system and only absorb about 30 percent from everything they eat. That means, their poop are rich in fiber and nutrients.
The 41-year-old, who is so passionate about his new project he dressed in a panda suit for his interview with AFP, has been ridiculed by some in China for his extravagant claims of the potential health benefits of the tea. Tea panda will issue beans distinctive aroma when brewed.
Regardless of the project that he running on 2.5 hectares of land, former lecturer at Sichuan University wants campaigning concern for the environment. Use of panda excrement becomes media campaigns to change the chemical fertilizers with organic fertilizers.