Month: August 2011

Month: August 2011

Tea Conference Delegates Jointly Seek Solutions
August 31, 2011 Data Dan Bolton

BOSTON, Mass. Tea industry executives from the United States and Canada met this week to jointly confront the challenges and opportunities of the North American market. The 2nd North American Tea Conference, a three-day meeting of the Tea Association of Canada and the Tea Association of the USA/Tea Council annually that brings together manufacturers, retailers, importers, packers and

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Two Tea Firms Make Inc. Fastest 500/500 List
August 31, 2011 Data Dan Bolton

Two well-known specialty tea companies made the September issue of Inc. magazine’s Fastest 500/5000 list. Honest Tea of Bethesda, Md., ranked 1,336 on this year’s list of the fastest growing companies in the nation. Teavana Holdings of Atlanta, Ga., was ranked 1,646. Honest Tea grew 215 percent in the past three years ending in 2010,

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Consumer Survey Shows Tea Consumption Rising
August 23, 2011 Data Dan Bolton

CHICAGO, Ill.  A national survey released this week found 10% of U.S. consumers are purchasing more iced tea by the cup or glass than they did two years ago. Hot tea was the choice of 28% of customers and 34% report drinking dispensed iced tea. When it comes to flavors, 73% of consumers chose antioxidant-rich

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Los Angeles Tea Fest Draws Big Crowd
August 16, 2011 Data World Tea News

LOS ANGELES, Calif. The two-day inaugural Los Angeles Tea Festival at the Japanese American National Museum debuted to a sizeable and steady crowd.  Tea seminars, tastings, demonstration of tea making art drew initiates and connoisseurs to the Museum’s Summer Festival on the Courtyard in downtown Los Angeles. Advertisement The Festival consisted of a handful of

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Growing Scientific Evidence Continues to Build the Case for Health Claims
August 3, 2011 Data Dr. Andrew Scott

LONDON, United Kingdom Tea is refreshing. It makes you feel good. It’s healthy…. there is a lot of information and chatter on the internet and we all know it is true – don’t we? Perhaps, not… Advertisement The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues to look at the science and rejects proposed health claims (FDA,

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