Year: 2015

Year: 2015

Tea for Stronger Teeth?
December 7, 2015 Data Katrina Avila Munichiello

Public health nutritionist Dr. Carrie Ruxton and her colleague T.J. Bond were aware of the potential dental benefits of tea consumption, but could the fluoride in tea exceed the amounts recommended by UK health agencies? Ruxton and Bond considered 49 teabags in all including less expensive grocery store brands, those promoted as specialty teas and

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Black Tea for Bone Health in Older Women
October 27, 2015 Data World Tea News

Whether they are drinking it with milk or without, older women can see the benefits of drinking black tea through stronger bones. Female doctor examining a pelvis x ray A study was conducted of 1,188 women in Australia looking at tea consumption and its correlation to bone health. In the Calcium Intake Fracture Outcome Study,

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The TEA House Times Unveils NEW Look
October 19, 2015 Data World Tea News

The TEA House Times has undergone an impressive re-design to support a growing interest in the enjoyment of tea. Connecting businesses and consumers since 2003, the publication aims to fulfill a passion for tea across many genres. Key features include CUISINE – CULTURE – CONNOISSEUR – CONNECTIONS. The TEA House Times is a bi-monthly publication available both

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Hilton: Business professionals still prefer face-to-face meetings
October 5, 2015 Industry News World Tea News

MCLEAN, VA – Despite living in a digital age, business professionals still prefer face-to-face meetings. According to a recent global study by Hilton Worldwide, more than two-thirds of surveyed professionals, ranging from millennials to age 65+, overwhelmingly prefer meeting in-person over any other collaboration method. The study, which polled business professionals across the US, UK

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Tea Prepares for Climate Change
September 14, 2015 Data World Tea News

As an agricultural product, tea will not be immune to the impact of changes to climate. Scientists at the are preparing for this future. Researchers have collected more than 200 tea plant varieties and developed 33 additional clones from the parent plants. They have placed the plants in chambers where the temperature and carbon levels

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NASA Missions May Help Produce Better Tea
August 25, 2015 Data World Tea News

In January, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) initiated an important new research project that could bring significant benefits to tea growing in Assam, India. Assam has experienced a number of unusually dry seasons in recent years. Illustration: Karl Tate/Space.com is aimed at mapping soil moisture across the world and identifying areas where soil is

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A Longer Life with Tea
July 20, 2015 Data Katrina Avila Munichiello

Last month World Tea News reported on a and longevity. Now the Journal of Clinical Nutrition may have similarly good news for drinkers of Camellia sinensis. This study, conducted by researchers in Australia, combed through health records from the Western Australia Data Linkage System for a group of 1,063 women over the age of 75.

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Taiwan Tea Institute Tour
July 20, 2015 Data World Tea News

Annually the Taiwan Tea Institute offers a tour of Taiwan’s specialty oolong tea districts. The tour is led by Thomas Shu, a tea expert and retailer who is Taiwan’s Tea Ambassador. Visits this year include travels to Wenshan district, the source of Pouchong tea; Alishan and Lishan mountain in the LinSi district where Jade oolong

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Insight: Organic Tea Imports
July 20, 2015 Data Dan Bolton

Imports of USDA certified organic tea continue to climb with brands including Adagio Tea, Republic of Tea, Mighty Leaf, Celestial Seasons, Rishi Organic Tea, DAVIDsTEA, Teavana and Choice Organic Teas (all offering USDA Certified Organic tea) reporting strong sales. Honest Tea, which bottles organic ready-to-drink tea, now sells 100 million bottles of tea a year.

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The Science of Tea
June 29, 2015 Data Dan Bolton

AVEIRO, Portugal — Medical advances get the biggest headlines but scientists worldwide are also exploring the chemistry, metabolomics and advancing the technology of tea production. Last week more than 200 scientists, physicians, nutritionists and food technologists from 37 countries gathered at the in Portugal for the 3rd International Congress on Cocoa Coffee and Tea 2015 (CoCoTea).

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