Month: October 2011

Month: October 2011

Tea Suppliers Divided Over Fair Trade Split
October 19, 2011 Data Dan Bolton

Tea suppliers, unclear as to precisely how the Fair Trade USA split from Fairtrade International will unfold after Dec. 31, indicate they are likely to participate in both programs. Anupa Mueller, a long-time Fair Trade supporter and organic tea advocate, voiced the frustration of many. “This has caused more administrative chaos than we can deal

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Top Tasters Go 10 for 10 in Vancouver
October 12, 2011 Data Dan Bolton

VANCOUVER, B.C. The Tea Association of Canada challenged attendees to test their skills as a tea sommelier at the annual Canadian Coffee & Tea Show last week. Contestants had to identify 10 tea styles. Three out of two dozen contestants aced the test. They include Paul Higgins Jr. from Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee, Judy

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