Month: May 2016

Month: May 2016

Both Hot & Cold: Prospects in Global Tea
May 29, 2016 Data World Tea News

A Look at Premiumization, Emerging Markets and What Drives Growth in Tea By Howard Telford, Howard Telford, Senior Beverages Analyst, Euromonitor International Editor’s Note: Senior Beverages Analyst Howard Telford, of Euromonitor International, is one of the many distinguished speakers at the upcoming , June 15 – 17 in Las Vegas (with a pre-conference program June

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The Best Iced Teas for 2016
May 24, 2016 Data World Tea News

North American Tea Championship Honorees Will Be Featured at the North American Tea Championship ‘Winners Tasting Circle’ at World Tea Expo (NATC), the only independent and professionally-judged tea competition in North America, presented 11 first-place wins to the best, premium iced teas in various categories, as well as Best Packaging and Best Value awards –

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Changing Weather Adversely Affect Sri Lanka and India Tea
May 24, 2016 Data Sam Molineaux

By Samantha Molineaux-Graham Last week’s torrential rains and mudslides in Sri Lanka brought into sharp focus the potential for catastrophe that unpredictable weather can have on the region’s tea industry. Until recently, Sri Lanka commanded the highest price for tea exports than any other country in the world but saw the dollar value of its

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Green Tea Shows Promise for Treating Adult Acne
May 24, 2016 Data World Tea News

By Stephenie Overman Decaffeinated green tea extract (GTE) shows some promise in treating adult women with acne, according to a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial. The results of the trial, conducted by Dr. Po-Hsuan Lu of the Far Eastern Memorial Hospital in Taipei and Chung-Hua Hsu of Taipei City Hospital, was published in . Advertisement

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Amazon Introduces its Own Private Label Tea
May 24, 2016 Data Dan Bolton

Amazon announced last week that it will soon begin selling (along with gourmet coffee, nuts, spices, baby food and vitamins) and even some perishables. The products, marketed under the Happy Belly brand name, are exclusive to Amazon Prime members for now. Prime members pay $99 annually for expedited shipping and other perks. The announcement follows

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Darjeeling Teas to be eAuctioned
May 16, 2016 Data Dan Bolton

KOLKATA, West Bengal Coonoor tea auction house India’s exclusive colonial-era tea auctions are at an end. Sales of fabled Darjeeling tea in club-like settings of yore will transition to Tea Board monitored e-auctions beginning in June. The Darjeeling region annually produces about 9 million kilos of some of the most expensive tea in the world.

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Tea Initiative Launches to Appreciative Crowd
May 16, 2016 Data James Norwood Pratt

UC DAVIS The University of California Davis, world-renowned for its Department of Viticulture and Enology, has launched a parallel endeavor in the world of tea, the Global Tea Culture and Science Initiative. Assistant dean of the College of Letters & Science Charlene A. Mattison says the aim “is to bring the University’s premier research in

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Nepal: Shaken Not Broken
May 9, 2016 Data Dan Bolton

KATHMANDU A year following the destructive Gorkha quake Nepal’s tea industry is more worried about rain than rattling soil. Effects of the 2015 Nepal earthquake “The first flush harvest is now finished in the hilly orthodox areas,” writes Rabin Rai, general secretary of the Central Tea Cooperative Federation (CTCF) in Nepal. “Now the gardens will

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UC Davis Tea Colloquium: A Tribute to Tea
May 9, 2016 Data Dan Bolton

A Tribute to Tea The University of California Davis has organized a rather extraordinary tribute to tea this week. The Thursday (May 12) event from 3 to 7 p.m. is free and open to the public. is required. Katharine Burnett, associate professor in the Department of Art and Art History and director of the East

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