Month: June 2017

Month: June 2017

Innovation in the Tea Industry
June 26, 2017 Industry News Dan Bolton

The opened in Helsingborg Sweden this month, a monument to the world’s worst innovations. Organizers there assembled a celebration of the absurd that documents hilarious commercial failures such as Colgate’s beef lasagna and Harley Davidson’s leather-perfume. Tech holds a special place in the gallery with Google Glass, the Apple Newton, SONY Betamax, and a digital

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4 Tea Industry Themes to Watch from World Tea Expo
June 20, 2017 Data Christine Kapperman

One booth at World Tea Expo captured themes in tea in a neat organic package (or two). Ito En showed matcha in its many forms, from shots to ceremonial, from tea bags to culinary and from convenient cans to ice steeped cold brew RTD. Advertisement Ito En allows today’s tea consumer to incorporate matcha into

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Sri Lanka Shined at World Tea Expo
June 19, 2017 Industry News Dan Bolton

Sri Lanka’s celebrated Ceylon tea roared at this year’s World Tea Expo, drawing attention to the official country of origin and showing by example its pedigree of social, economic, and environmental responsibility. Sri Lanka is the largest exporter of black orthodox tea, accounting for 6.2% of world production and exporting 16.9% of the world’s tea.

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Herbal Tea Break May Protect Liver
June 19, 2017 Data Stephenie Overman

Using data from the Rotterdam Study researchers determined that frequent coffee and herbal tea consumption were inversely related with liver stiffness but not steatosis in the general population. Credit: L. Alferink and S. Darwish Murad Taking a herbal tea break may prevent hardening of the liver, according to researchers at Erasmus MC University Medical Centre,

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2017 World Tea Awards Winners
June 14, 2017 Data Elizabeth Dobos

The 2017 World Tea Awards were presented to the winners at the Las Vegas Convention Center on June 14, 2017. Tea industry professionals garnered much deserved recognition for their contributions to the field. The winners are listed below. World Tea Awards at the World Tea Expo 2017, photo by Beth Dobos The John Harney Lifetime

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World Tea Expo ‘Speed-Dates’ with the Media; Plus, 5 PR Hacks to Get Your Tea Business Noticed
June 5, 2017 Data Aaron Kiel

Before submitting a tea-story idea or a tea product to a magazine or other media outlet, what should you do? How do you approach an editor? Should you consider tea bloggers? What about local media and TV? If you’re looking to generate publicity for your tea business, retail shop or other endeavor, here’s your opportunity

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