I spooned some into a bowl to show the orange chunks in the black tea. We think this is why it is so sweet. Rona says that the caffienated version is not as sweet. So, only decaf for us. I always drink decaf anyway. Recently we tried it as an iced tea and I'm hooked for the summer.
If you are looking for some delicious tea, check out the website. I also ordered the Sencha green tea and it has a great flavor also, but not sweet.