Month: June 2014

Month: June 2014

Interview: Daniele Monti on Teavana® Oprah Chai Tea
June 30, 2014 Data Jessica Sanchez

by: Jessica Sanchez, Editor, When I saw the launch of  Oprah Chai at Starbucks, there were three immediate things I had to do: 1. Look at the packaging, inside and out. The textures, the colors, structure, and the collection as a whole; 2. Text my team and tell them about this packaging, which they had already

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Tears & Toasts Bid George Jage Farewell at World Tea Expo
June 11, 2014 Industry News Dan Bolton

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Tears and toasts marked the departure of George Jage as the organizer and host of World Tea Expo, the most vibrant of North America’s tea gatherings. Jage, who founded the annual tradeshow in 2002, will lead CannaBusiness Media, a publishing and event company serving the medical and recreational marijuana trade. CannaBusiness

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Industry Reporter/Editor, Dan Bolton, Cheats Death Just Days Before Expo
June 5, 2014 Industry News Dan Bolton

Mountain Rescue Perched in a tree jutting from a cliff hundreds of feet above the fast moving creek I would have welcomed a calming cup of tea. By Dan Bolton Advertisement SAN GORGONIO WILDERNESS, Calif. – A few miles from Angeles Oaks Calif., there is a trailhead on Hwy. 38 leading to Mountain Home Flats

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Fairtrade Effectiveness in Question
June 5, 2014 Data World Tea News

A four-year study financed by Britain’s Department for International Development revealed workers producing Fairtrade-certified coffee and tea in rural Ethiopia and Uganda are actually receiving less pay and experiencing worse working conditions than comparable workers on non-certified farms. reported last week that researchers at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of

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