Month: January 2019

Month: January 2019

Colloquium Addressed Issues Surrounding Tea and Health
January 29, 2019 News Dan Bolton

Katharine Burnett at the UC Davis Global Tea Initiative Colloquium (Photo by Dan Bolton) Tea plays a heathy role in maintaining the human body, mind, and spirit according to an impressive lineup of speakers participating in a hosted by the University of California, Davis. The day-long event on Jan. 24 presented “tea as a prescription

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Malawi Tea Garden Named as a Company to Inspire Africa
January 28, 2019 News Dan Bolton

Photo courtesy of Satemwa Tea Estate Annually the London Stock Exchange publishes a laudatory on “.” The 2019 edition cites Satemwa Tea Estate for its tea product and practices. , founded in 1923, is the last family-owned and operated tea company in Malawi, Africa’s third largest tea producing nation and the eighth largest tea exporter

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3 Essential E-Commerce Tips from Startup Tempo Tea
January 28, 2019 Data Jenna Blumenfeld

Tempo Tea aims for purchasing ease with a smart online strategy. , a fledgling beverage packaged in an aluminum can hits all the right trend-of-the-moment chords. It’s bubbly. It’s USDA Organic. It’s ready-to-drink and it’s packaged in an easily recyclable aluminum can. The product packaging is bright, eye-catching and graphic. It contains just enough caffeine

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China Remains the World’s Top Tea Exporter
January 28, 2019 Data Dan Bolton

Tea (Getty Images/ happylemon) BEIJING, China China has returned to dominance in tea exports, a status enjoyed for centuries. In December the China Tea Marketing Association estimated that China will export 330,000 metric tons of the 2.8 million tons of tea it produced in 2018. Chinese tea exports, mainly green, were valued at more than

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New Teas Launched at the Winter Fancy Food Show
January 22, 2019 News Elizabeth Dobos

ITO EN, The Republic of Tea and Stash Tea all debuted new teas at the Winter Fancy Food Show, the West Coast’s largest specialty food and beverage show, which took place at San Francisco’s Moscone Center, Jan. 13-15. ITO EN Introduced RTD Milk Teas (Photo/Ito En) North America launched two ready-to-drink milk teas: Matcha Milk

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France’s Most Famous Tea House Opens in London
January 22, 2019 News Press Release

Mariage Freres London (Photo courtesy of Roche Communications) The doors to London’s most anticipated luxury tea emporium, Mariage Frères are now open, bringing tea savoir-faire to the capital in a beautiful five-story listed Georgian townhouse on Covent Garden’s King Street. Step inside and Mariage Frères’ meticulous attention to detail, and commitment to quality, is evident

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Certified Organic Flavors Now Required for Certification
January 22, 2019 News Scott Svihula

Scott Svihula Scott Svihula, Owner of , shares his opinion below on the National Organic Program’s final rule to require organic flavors when they are available. The National Organic Program (NOP) published a final rule that amends the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (National List). This rule will be fully implemented January 28,

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Nepal Tea Farmers Co-op Practices Sustainable Self-Reliance
January 22, 2019 News Susma Bastola

Editor’s Note: To encourage the production of high-quality teas the Nepalese government initiated a program in 2018 to provide 50 percent subsidies to construct tea processing plants. Four small farmers’ cooperatives received $1.2 million last year to enhance their capabilities. Combined they process 60,000 metric tons of green tea leaves resulting in 12 metric tons

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Market Research Reflects and Predicts Growth
January 15, 2019 Analysis Dan Bolton

(Getty Images/TrongNguyen) Market researchers at the onset of the year publish forecasts on various segments of the tea industry. Companies that produce these reports include Euromonitor, Mintel International, Nielsen, IRI (Information Resources, Inc.), and Packaged Facts, as well as specialized ventures: Statista, Fact.MR, and Technavio. World Tea News reviewed market reports, executive summaries, press releases,

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Enter the Global Tea Championship!
January 14, 2019 Knowledge Elizabeth Dobos

Global Tea Championship (Photo by Elizabeth Dobos) The Global Tea Championship’s Fall Hot (Loose Leaf) Tea Competition will take place Feb. 23–24, 2019 in Boulder, Colorado and entry forms are currently being accepted through Feb. 13. Any company whose tea is commercially available worldwide is eligible and encouraged to enter. This includes, but is not

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