With a long history of consumption, Pu-erh tea now is available in a variety of compressed forms and weights to facilitate the consumer experiences. Pu-erh tea TuoCha and bricks are generally smaller in volume in comparison to the traditional cakes. This allow a choice of a smaller amount at purchase and the convenience of not having to store a big cake while still enjoy the tea as a compressed tea.
There are some sutle difference regarding raw materials used in different forms of compressed Pu-erh tea:
Valley Green Tea offers a range of bricks and TuoCha: raw and ripened; some blended with ingredients known to enchant pu-erh's unique earthy aroma, such as rose and glutinous rice grass; lotus leaf enhancing pu-erh weight management property etc.