Fake cake: the business of counterfeit pu’er teas

Yunnan sheng and shu pu'ers, but are they authentic or counterfeit? Can you tell? Image: Barbara Dufrene

Known for their exquisite character, authentic pu’er teas can be pricey, leading to the emergence of counterfeit pu’ers. While counterfeit pu’ers is a lucrative and detrimental business in China, the impact globally is not clear. By J.W. Kaler

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