Month: February 2019

Month: February 2019

Wize Monkey Mixes Coffee Leaf Tea and Beer
February 28, 2019 Data Press Release

  View this post on Instagram   Advertisement A post shared by (@facultybrewing) on Mar 7, 2019 at 5:37pm PST Vancouver, British Columbia-based coffee leaf tea company brewed up a cool new collaboration with . Wize Monkey and the team at Faculty have made the world’s first Coffee Leaf Tea beer: Mango Party Cream Ale.

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How an American Tearoom Thrives
February 26, 2019 Knowledge Angela Renals

A conversation with Kim Jordy of Tea Leaves & Thyme Meet Kim Jordy, proprietress of Woodstock, Georgia’s Tea teahouse, now celebrating its 20th anniversary. She tells her story to fellow afternoon tea enthusiast Angela Renals of , sharing lessons learned in the making of one of Georgia’s most popular afternoon tea venues. Tea Leaves &

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India’s Tea Industry Should Welcome Disruption
February 26, 2019 Data Dan Bolton

Tea pluckers using shears, Balinoor Tea Estate (Photo by Frank Miller) India has declared an ambitious goal to export 300 million kilos of tea in 2020 returning to a time when the country dominated the export market. “Tea prices at the farm gate level remained stagnant” through 2017-18 said Bidyananda Barkakoty, Advisor to the North

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Indian Tea Exports to Pakistan May be Derailed Due to Terror Attack
February 26, 2019 Data Pullock Dutta and Dan Bolton

JORHAT, India India administrative and political zones vector map (Getty Images/Rainer Lesniewski) India’s tea exporters are publicly supporting any government retaliation against Pakistan following a suicide attack that killed 40 central reserve police officers last week. On Feb. 14 an SUV carrying explosives rammed a police convoy on the Jammu-Srinagar highway in the Pulwama district

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India Bans Staples in Tea Bags
February 19, 2019 Analysis Peter Keen

Teacup with teabag (Getty Images/venakr) The Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) issued an order at the end of January . It will take effect on July 1. It is quite likely that the European Union will follow its lead in declaring them a risk hazard and require the use of knotted connectors for

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Unilever Names its Tea Suppliers
February 19, 2019 Data Peter Keen

Tea fields, Unilever Estate, Kericho, Rift Valley, Kenya, Africa. (Getty Images/JJS-Pepite) Earlier this month, Unilever, the in the world, joined the four other leading United Kingdom tea brands in publishing its list of suppliers. Until this year, if consumers, advocacy groups, or the media asked the simple question, “Who exactly supplies the tea?” The answer

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Meet the Judges for the Global Tea Championship’s Fall Hot (Loose Leaf) Competition
February 14, 2019 Knowledge Elizabeth Dobos

Rob McCaleb and Lydia Kung evaluate teas during the Global Tea Championship, September 2017. (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. These three tea experts will be evaluating and judging each of the teas. Lydia Kung Lydia Kung owns

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Iran Sanctions Hurt Kenya’s Tea Industry
February 11, 2019 News Dan Bolton

Tea auction in Mombasa, Kenya (Photo courtesy of the East African Tea Traders Association) U.S. sanctions imposed to punish Iran are harming Kenya tea growers and exporters. Iran is an important trading partner, paying good prices for large orders of Kenya’s tea. When a previous round of sanctions was lifted in 2016 exports surged and

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5 Valentine’s Day Tea Gifts
February 11, 2019 Data Elizabeth Dobos

Here are five tea gift ideas for showing loved ones how much you care on Valentine’s Day. Take a look at the creative gifts for tea lovers. You Are Loved Mindfulness Gift Box  You Are Loved Mindfulness Gift Box (Etsy/GratiaBoxCo) Etsy shop is offering a heart-warming You are Loved Mindfulness Gift Box that is the

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Tea Festivals Bolster Consumers’ Knowledge and the Industry
February 4, 2019 Knowledge Elizabeth Dobos

San Francisco Tea Festival 2017 (Photo courtesy of Babette Donaldson) As the tea industry grows, tea festivals are becoming more relevant as they offer many benefits for tea purveyors and consumers alike. Tea festivals are appearing in cities across the United States and abroad and provide a venue in which the public can learn more

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