Month: July 2012

Month: July 2012

Hot Tea Cools on a Scorching Day?
July 18, 2012 Industry News World Tea News

National Public Radio host Joe Palca contributes to the ongoing series Summer Science. A recent program “” cited reasons why hot tea refreshes in a heat wave. Here is what he discovered: “Obviously a hot drink makes you hotter and a cold drink makes you colder. So why would you want to get hotter on

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Happy Anniversary: Teavana’s Tactical IPO
July 18, 2012 Data Dan Bolton

ATLANTA, Ga. On the anniversary of the tea industry’s first retail IPO, Atlanta-based Teavana Holdings is fast-growing and profitable, has greatly expanded its North American retail presence with the acquisition of Teaopia Ltd. and continues to lead the parade as the flag-bearer among premium tea vendors. Teavana’s public disclosure of its high earnings last spring

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Sage Group: Tea Sales are Bigger than you Think
July 12, 2012 Data Dan Bolton

WINNIPEG, Manitoba Every retailer knows tea carries an outstanding markup – it’s even more impressive on the grand scale of continents. In 2011 the United States consumed 116,184,737 kilos (net) of whole leaf and bagged tea, and an estimated 8.6 million kilos (leaf equivalent) of instant tea. Canada imported 19.1 million kilos, re-exported 1.7 million,

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