Month: April 2016

Month: April 2016

Tea Innovation Lacking in New Consumer Goods
April 25, 2016 Data Dan Bolton

Five years ago tea was seen as innovative and a fast-growing consumer packaged goods (CPG) category according to annual sales statistics compiled by , a leading provider of big data, predictive analytics and forward-looking insights. At the time tea placed as one of the top 10 new product introductions. Last year three beverages made the

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Bianca Shah to Lead ITI
April 25, 2016 Data Dan Bolton

Bianca Shah on Monday was named chief executive officer of International Tea Importers (ITI), following the sudden death of her father and company founder Devan Shah. A new leadership team will report to Bianca, 22, who announced the appointment of Bhavin Shah as chief operating officer effective June 6. Bhavin will assume responsibility for all

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Global Tea Industry Faces Diverse Challenges
April 12, 2016 Industry News Dan Bolton

DUBAI, UAE Middle Eastern and Asian tea executives were resolute in the face of diverse challenges identified last week at the biennial Global Dubai Tea Forum. The group of 390 executives welcomed back into the fold their colleagues from Iran, the world’s fourth largest tea consuming nation per capita and a significant exporter in the

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GABA Tea and the Hype around its Health Benefits
April 4, 2016 Data World Tea News

What is GABA? GABA stands for gamma-aminobutyric acid. It is a chemical messenger, or neurotransmitter, that naturally occurs in the brain and it helps ensure that information reaching your brain cells moves efficiently and accurately. What do people say GABA can do? GABA contributing to lower stress levels, improving sleep, and reducing depression and anxiety.

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Beverage Industry Uptick in 2015
April 4, 2016 Data World Tea News

New data from Beverage Marketing Corporation suggests that the market for liquid refreshment in the United States had faster growth in 2015 than in 2014. In fact, the market growth was better than has been seen for a few years. Bottled water continued to be a strong factor in these sales. Analysts believe water could

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