Year: 2013

Year: 2013

Tea Production in India Rising
November 5, 2013 Data World Tea News

According to , the Indian Tea Association (ITA) has released a report claiming that India’s tea production has dramatically risen by over 53 million kilograms in the first nine months of 2013. From January-September 2013, tea production in India peaked at 861.57 million kg as compared to 807.96 million kg in the same period of

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Teavana Tea Bar Opens in New York
October 23, 2013 Data World Tea News

Starbucks will soon open the first-of-its-kind Fine Teas + Tea Bar in New York City’s Upper East Side. Opening Thursday, October 24th, the Tea Bar will elevate the premium tea experience by delivering a carefully curated assortment of handcrafted tea beverages, premium loose leaf teas, tea-inspired food offerings and beautifully made tea merchandise, making the

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MSU Professor Awarded Grant for Extensive Tea Research
October 21, 2013 Data World Tea News

A professor at Montana State University other associated researchers have recently won a four-and-a-half year grant to study how the quality of tea is effected by shifts in weather, as reported by . Awarded by the National Science Foundation, the grant is worth $931,000. Along with a group of researchers, Selena Ahmed, a MSU health

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Part 6: Personal Journeys
October 15, 2013 Data James Norwood Pratt

Part 6:  PERSONAL JOURNEYS Imperial Tea Court, Silk Road Teas, Q-Trade, ABC Taiwan Teahouse, Brian Keating’s Sage Group Reports, APTI. Serendipitea, Barnes & Watson, East Indies By Advertisement My own tea education throughout the early 90’s was principally influenced by Devan Shah, Roy Fong and one or two others with a vocation for tea the

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Congratulations Gail Gastelu on 10 Years of Success
October 7, 2013 Industry News World Tea News

With the publishing of this coming November/December issue of (THT), Gail Gastelu’s flagship publication will officially turn 10 years old.  On behalf of the community, my company, and Kim and I personally, I want to congratulate Gail on this major milestone.  While 10 years may seem short for an industry that is over 5,000 years

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Dubai Officials Warn Against Gold Tea
September 23, 2013 Data Rebecca Wren

Cafes in Dubai have recently begun serving customers a “gold tea” beverage, which they claim have several health benefits. However, officials are now cracking down on these retailers and consumers are cautioned against café schemes, as reported by . The Dubai Municipality recently released a statement acknowledging that several cafes in the Dubai area are

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Warsaw Selected as Site of Tea & Coffee World Cup
September 20, 2013 Industry News World Tea News

The 18th edition of will take place in Warsaw, Poland at EXPO XXI on February 11-13, 2014. Tea & Coffee World Cup is excited to be hosting in Eastern Europe for the very first time! Although each country has a different past, the expansion of the tea and coffee industry in this region remains steadfast.

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Tea Smuggling in Pakistan Drops
July 23, 2013 Data Rebecca Wren

The Pakistan Tea Association has reported a surge in imported tea suggesting that the number of tea smugglers in the country is dropping, according to In Pakistan, it has become very common for tea smugglers to turn a profit in the country, diminishing the financial success of legitimate tea brands. However, recent data seems to

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Peet’s Coffee & Tea is Hiring
May 27, 2013 Data Rebecca Wren

Peet’s Coffee & Tea is looking for some new talent to fill a Tea Purchasing Manager role.  Interested candidates should apply online  and mention in their cover letter they saw the posting in World Tea News. Since 1966, when Alfred Peet opened the first Peet’s store in Berkeley, the goal has been to offer the best

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Farmer Brothers Debuts Iced Tea Line
May 7, 2013 Data World Tea News

, a manufacturer, wholesaler, and distributor of coffees, teas and culinary products, has announced an addition of a full line of iced tea. Farmer Brothers’ new line of iced teas — Sweetened, Citrus Green, Sweet Jamaican Tropical, Georgia Peach and Catalina Lemonade — is making its debut right as spring and summer temperatures are warming up. By independently hand

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