Month: May 2018

Month: May 2018

World Tea Expo Country Tour: Nepal’s Tea Industry Establishes Unique Identity
May 29, 2018 Industry News Elizabeth Dobos

What to know, the education sessions to attend and some booths to visit at World Tea Expo to get the full view of what’s happening with tea in Nepal today. Tea tasting at Mt. Everest Base Camp with the international delegates for the 3rd Nepal International Tea Festival. Photo courtesy of Jeni Dodd. Nepal’s tea

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Director of Global Tea Initiative at World Tea Expo
May 29, 2018 Knowledge Dan Bolton

Katharine Burnett Informed consumers make better choices and more frequently that choice is tea. “Compare tea to the wine industry,” suggests Katharine Burnett. “The more knowledgeable the consumer is, the more s/he buys. And this puts pressure on the industry to provide better and better quality, which makes the choices even better for all, and

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Budding Products: RTD Cascara, Chai and Rooibos
May 29, 2018 News Elizabeth Dobos

Peloton Launches RTD Cascara Tea West Chester, Pennsylvania-based coffee company formulated a new line of four ready-to-drink cascara teas. Cascara is the Spanish word for “husk” and is the name used for the dried skins that encompass coffee beans. It is full of antioxidants gleaned from chlorogenic acid, while containing less caffeine than coffee. Peloton’s

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All About the Business of Tea—a World Tea Expo 2018 Q&A
May 29, 2018 Data Gail Gastelu - The Tea House Times

All About the Business of Tea – a World Tea Expo 2018 Q&A Samantha Hammer, World Tea Expo’s event director and World Tea brand leader, and Brian Keating, founder of Sage Group, a veteran tea industry analyst and an adviser to World tea Expo, talk about the upcoming event and related trends. Advertisement This Q&A

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5 Cool Kinds of Tea to Pour for National Iced Tea Month
May 29, 2018 Data Elizabeth Dobos

is June 10 and chances are Americans will celebrate with unconventional flavors, boba tea, cold brew, herbal tisanes or sparkling tea in their cups. These cool-brew trends are making their mark this year as we embark on National Iced Tea Month, an annual June event. GettyImages.com Customers Favor Flavors New flavor combinations continue to emerge.

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This Home Brewer is Built to Do it All
May 22, 2018 News Dan Bolton

Pico Brewer Kickstarter is the birthplace of many devices, clever ideas all, but littered in the aftermath are many tales in which donors funded a product only to see it fail to materialize. That is why some viewed with skepticism the launch last week of ’s combination craft beer maker that brews kombucha and makes

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Budding Products: More Matcha for Summertime
May 21, 2018 News Elizabeth Dobos

Pinkberry Introduces ‘A Perfect Matcha’ (PRNewsfoto/Pinkberry) Scottsdale, Arizona-based launched a new frozen beverage just in time for summer. A Perfect Matcha is a perfect match of Pinkberry’s new Green Tea Lemonade frozen yogurt, pineapple and mango toppings and a sprinkle of matcha powder. It will be available through June 21. “The vibrant new Green Tea

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Teacraft’s Nigel Melican to Receive ‘The John Harney Lifetime Achievement Award’ at World Tea Expo, June 12-14 in Las Vegas
May 21, 2018 News Aaron Kiel

Melican to Be Honored During the World Tea Awards at World Tea Expo on June 12 Nigel Melican has been made a centenary chair at the Tea Research Association of India NEW YORK (May 23, 2018) — Nigel Melican, managing director of , will receive The John Harney Lifetime Achievement Award at , to be

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Lipton Partners with WE to Empower and Support Female Tea Farmers in Kenya
May 21, 2018 Data Press Release

Tea company commits to providing financial and business tools to 80,000 Kenyan women KENYA – DECEMBER 2006: Female tea workers on the Unilever tea estate plantation December 2006 in Nairobi, Kenya. (Photo by Brent Stirton/Getty Images) ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Lipton and WE are working together to empower 80,000 women in

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Wildlife Conservation in India’s Tea Gardens
May 15, 2018 News Sam Molineaux

Stock.Adobe.com One of the world’s largest animals, the majestic elephant holds a dear place in most people’s hearts. However, a stressed elephant can kill a human with one strike of its trunk, a fact known only too well by India’s tea plantation workers, where conflict between humans and elephants is rife. Although elephants are still

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