Month: December 2014

Month: December 2014

Calls to Harmonize Pesticide Residue Levels
December 8, 2014 Data Dan Bolton

Concerns Raised about Inconsistencies in Pesticide Residue Levels In November the brought together delegates from all the major tea producing countries for its biennial session of the Inter-governmental Group on Tea. Among the delegate’s top concerns is trade. The hot-button discussion during this session concerned (MRLs) in tea. Producing nations consider stringent MRL standards one of

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Anger as Tea Worker Food Help Eliminated
December 8, 2014 Data Dan Bolton

JORHAT, Assam – India’s central government, mindful of the horrors of starvation that killed millions of its poor 50 years ago, has for decades provided tea garden workers subsidized cereal grains including rice, wheat and millet. Tea garden distribution of subsidized food may end in Assam on January 1 according to Assam Industries and Commerce

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New Downton Abbey Tea for Season 5
December 8, 2014 Data Katrina Avila Munichiello

New Downton Abbey Teas as Season 5 Nears As Downton Abbey prepares to return to American television screens on Jan. 5, customers are exploring expanded Downton Abbey tea collection. The Downton Abbey miniseries has been . The show follows the Crawley family and their servants as they experience the challenges of the 1910s and 1920s

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Botanical Council Tea Market Report
December 8, 2014 Data Dan Bolton

Everyone in tea will want to study the American Botanical Council’s newly released . It is the most thorough analysis of the American tea industry sales by channel I’ve seen. The report, which appears in the November issue of the American Botanical Council’s , is authored by Sage Group principal Brian Keating and ABC Executive Director

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