Year: 2016

Year: 2016

Tetley Report Shows Growth in Out-of-Home Tea Consumption
December 20, 2016 Analysis Sam Molineaux

In its first annual , British tea company Tetley examines the out-of-home tea market, providing insight and opportunities for tea operators in 2017. Most notably, the report highlights a significant uplift in out-of-home tea consumption. It found that more than 4 billion cups of tea were consumed out of home in the U.K. in 2016,

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Qi Aerista Smart Brewer Funded
November 29, 2016 Data Dan Bolton

Rick Ha and Karen Wan brought their prototype smart brewer to World Tea Expo last June as one of the final steps prior to launching a crowd-funding campaign. They were delighted that the was named a finalist in both Innovation and the Brewing Gear categories because of its app-controlled ability to brew a range of

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Nestea Plans Major Rebranding
November 22, 2016 Data Dan Bolton

New Nestea Logo Last year, Nestea, a venerable tea brand owned by Nestlé since 1948, changed its bottle size and introduced several new flavors, including iced tea with peach, iced tea with raspberry, and iced tea lemonade to complement a diet iced tea with lemon. Its sculpted 23-oz PET bottles not only contained more tea,

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Xiamen Tea Fair
November 1, 2016 Analysis Dan Bolton

Professor Ouyang Daokun, deputy executive director of the China Institute of Tea Business, addresses the World Tea Traders Convention. XIAMEN, China Tea fairs in China differ little from the West—except in scale. The 2016 edition of the in Fujian Province filled massive halls with 1,000 exhibitions covering 645,000 square feet. The late-October event has doubled

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TWG Expands to Canada
November 1, 2016 Analysis Dan Bolton

TWG Palace Teabag Chest and Tray. SINGAPORE Luxury tea brand will open its first North American Tea Salon & Boutique in early December in Vancouver, British Columbia. The venture, a franchise expansion, will be operated by Tom and Karinna James. It will be the 57th TWG opening since the Singapore-based company began business eight years ago.

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Global RTD to Exceed $100 Billion
November 1, 2016 Analysis Dan Bolton

SAN FRANCISCO Market research reports predict accelerating growth in ready-to-drink (RTD) tea and coffee with both the Beverage Marketing Corp. (BMC) and Grand View Research releasing optimistic projections through 2024. “RTD tea has performed fairly strongly for the past six years,” according to BMC’s “” report. The study, released last week with projections through 2020,

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Technavio Ranks Top Herbal Tea Vendors
October 25, 2016 Analysis World Tea News

Market for herbal teas expected to grow 5 percent by 2020. Adagio Teas, Associated British Foods (ABF), Dilmah Tea, ITO EN, Tata Global Beverages, and Unilever top the list of global herbal tea vendors, according to market analysis conducted by Technavio. Other prominent vendors in the market include Alvita, Barry’s Tea, Bigelow Tea, Bettys and

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Caffeine May Lower Older Women’s Risk of Dementia
October 10, 2016 Analysis Stephenie Overman

New research indicates that drinking many cups of tea a day can reduce the onset of dementia and Alzheimer’s in older women. A substantial daily dose of caffeine—the equivalent of five to six cups of tea a day—may help older women lower their odds of dementia or cognitive impairment, according to a study published in

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Penton’s North American Tea Championship Names 15 Winners During Evaluation of Hot Loose-Leaf Teas from Spring Harvest 2016
October 4, 2016 Analysis World Tea News

Some of the Winning Teas Will Be Featured at World Tea Expo in Las Vegas, June 13–15, 2017 Hot tea competitors Fifteen high-quality teas were awarded first-place prizes in several categories during the (NATC) evaluation of spring-harvest 2016 hot teas. The competition, held Sept. 15–16, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nev., was hosted by , organizer

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Global Tea Production 2015
October 4, 2016 Data Dan Bolton

Globally tea continues its steady increase in production, doubling in the past 20 years from 2,525 million metric tons (MT) in 1995 to 5,305 million metric tons (5.3 billion kilos) in 2015. In September Ian Gibbs, who was elected chair of the International Tea Committee (ITC) in May, presented a detailed assessment of global tea

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