Month: January 2014

Month: January 2014

Gender Imbalance Hampers Kenya’s Tea Industry
January 24, 2014 Industry News World Tea News

MOMBASA, Kenya – Kenya’s ministry of Agriculture has published a thought-provoking report describing the gender imbalance in agriculture and food production and recommending a sensible solution: share decision-making with women. Globally 70% of the world’s food is grown by women, toiling on five-acre and smaller plots to feed their family and earn a living. In

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Per Capita Tea
January 24, 2014 Data World Tea News

It used to be that tea was just tea – 2 grams to be precise, neatly packaged in a 100-count box of tea bags on the grocery shelf. Lipton, Tetley, Red Rose, Twinings, PG Tips, Yorkshire… the brands are too numerous to list but all weighed the same. The 2-gram teabag dictated uniformity. It also

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Impact of Climate Change on World’s Favorite Drink
January 20, 2014 Data World Tea News

YUNNAN, China — A study funded by the National Science Foundation will investigate changes in temperature and rainfall patterns that are believed to alter not only the taste and aroma but also the potential health benefits of tea. reported this week on a research project by Tufts University biologist Colin Orians to “examine how climate

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