Month: August 2012

Month: August 2012

Things I learned while running Chicago Tea Garden
August 21, 2012 Data Tony Gebely

CHICAGO, Ill. I learned some powerful lessons about the tea industry and business in general while running Chicago Tea Garden which closed in June. I think you will agree the problems I encountered and the questions I asked myself along the way are invaluable for anyone seeking to bootstrap an online business. This article covers

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Shizuoka Tea Radiation Free
August 16, 2012 Data Dan Bolton

Results of extensive tests for radioactivity in food products including brewed tea show “not detectable” levels in Shizuoka Prefecture and greatly diminished levels in the region nearest Fukushima, the site of the reactor meltdown that followed Japan’s March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. for a complete report from the Shizuoka Prefectoral Goverment which concludes “that first and second flush teas produced in

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Tea Tests Show Safe Levels of Pesticides and Heavy Metals
August 9, 2012 Data World Tea News

OTTAWA, Ont. Studies released by the (CFIA) this week show dry teas to be free of unsafe levels of pesticide residues and heavy metals such as mercury. Extensive tests are conducted periodically to determine the safety of food products.  Pesticide residues were recently found in many domestic retail-shelf samples of teas manufactured in China a

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