Year: 2012

Year: 2012

Tea or Coffee: The Great Debate
December 13, 2012 Data World Tea News

Editor’s Note: Did you catch October 2012 cover story, “Tea or Coffee: The Great Debate”? If not, you can for the digital edition, and be sure to to subscribe. Below is an extended version of this insightful article from Tea & Coffee Trade Journal, which is based on a session from called “Will Tea Ever

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2012 Year in Review
December 13, 2012 Data George Jage

At the time, in 2008, I felt the specialty and premium tea category had reached its tipping point and would begin its steep climb up the vertical part of its projected growth curve, only to be set back by a global economic flu.  Ironically, tea helps improve immune systems and theoretically could have prevented this

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Online Tool for Tea Enthusiasts Launches
November 28, 2012 Data World Tea News

CINCINNATI, Ohio Tea Informatics, a Cincinnati-based software developer focused on creating tea-themed mobile solutions, has launched a website to help tea drinkers discover and prepare teas with greater nuance. The  is optimized for mobile viewing and offers a comprehensive list of teas from around the world that is growing daily. Advertisement Members can search and

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Tazo Tea Store Opens in Seattle
November 16, 2012 Data Dan Bolton

SEATTLE, Wash. Lavishly appointed in a trendy location ideal for attracting up-scale shoppers, the Tazo Tea Store opened to a warm reception on a drizzly Friday in Seattle. Perfect weather for a cup of tea. Advertisement The brand’s image, dated and a bit archaic from the onset with its mystic heritage and Medieval alchemy, has

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Black Tea May Lower Diabetes Risk
November 14, 2012 Data World Tea News

LONDON, UK Incidents of type 2 diabetes appear lower in countries where consumption of black tea is high, according to a mathematical analysis of health research in 50 countries. The analysis, published in the , suggests residents of countries such as Ireland, UK, and Turkey derive some protection from drinking black tea. Advertisement Data included

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Brand India
November 14, 2012 Data Dan Bolton

CANACONA, Goa, India The largest consumer of tea in the world is investing to revive brand India. India consumes 85% of its tea and is thirsting for not just more, but better quality tea. The goal is to produce teas that are notable for their sustainability, purity, and convenience in quantities that meet the needs

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QTrade Acquires Kopius Teas
November 8, 2012 Data World Tea News

LOS ANGELES, Calif. QTrade Teas & Herbs this week acquired Kopius Teas, a leading e-commerce provider of bulk teas for retail businesses.   The two companies have worked closely since 2008 with Kopius Teas exclusively manufacturing, packaging, and marketing specialty teas for start up enterprises. QTrade focused on the larger food service and branded segments

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Cancer Study Reveals Clues to Green Tea Impact
October 24, 2012 Data World Tea News

ANAHEIM, Calif. This week, WebMD published very positive findings about the role green tea plays in slowing the growth of breast cancers and may assist in prevention. The report is based on findings presented at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting on prevention. Advertisement The WebMD Health News account described research involving an

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Promising Tea Research Addresses Three Conditions
September 25, 2012 Data Dan Bolton

WASHINGTON, D.C. The breadth of last week’s scientific research on the health benefits of tea is breathtaking.   During the past five years 5,649 laboratory, clinical and meta-studies of tea worldwide conclusively demonstrate its wide-ranging benefits.  The study of tea itself is now seen as the tea-health field with branches investigating benefits to mental acuity,

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New Studies Prove Profound Health Benefits of Tea
September 20, 2012 Data World Tea News

WASHINGTON, D.C. New findings released at the 5th International Scientific Symposium on Tea & Human Health reveal tea to have preventative health benefits including reduced risk of cardiovascular disease as well as providing protection from stroke and heart attack. Leading nutrition scientists from around the world convened at the United States Department of Agriculture Wednesday to present

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