Tea leaves grown from panda poo inside a glass
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Chinese tea grown using panda dung as fertiliser

An Yanshi, a Chinese entrepreneur in the southwestern city of Chengdu, has come up with a novel use for panda dung.

He is using it as an organic fertiliser to grow tea leaves - and plans to sell the drink at around $200 per cup.

Xiaoyun Yao asks whether it will prove to be a delicacy, or a publicity stunt.

  • 19 Mar 2012
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