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Basao delivers ‘sineculture’ at Star Street

Homegrown Hong Kong fine-tea brand Basao was launched online four years ago. Now the fast-growing brand has opened its first physical retail outlet on Moon Street, in Wanchai’s hip Star Street foodie precinct. Since 2015, Basao has been attracting a growing following for its teas, which appeal for not only their fine taste, but their holistic health benefits. The teas are handpicked by partner growers in Mainland China, Taiwan, Nepal, India and Japan. “We believe tea appreciation will evolve