Month: May 2019

Month: May 2019

5 Special Events at World Tea Expo
May 28, 2019 Knowledge Elizabeth Dobos

Japanese tea ceremony at the World Tea Expo has new special events as well as traditional favorites that will enrich attendees’ conference experience. Here are five special events attendees will love. Tea Master’s Cup Tuesday June 11 & Wednesday June 12, Exhibit Hall floor, end of Aisle 200 The Tea Master’s Cup is the largest

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Tea as a Herald of Healthy Living
May 28, 2019 Analysis Suzette Hammond

Suzette Hammond Editor’s Note: This article is from the new World Tea Expo 2019 white paper, “The Next Wave in Tea: Trends, Issues & Opportunities.” The complimentary report offers valuable insights and advice from some of the top experts and leaders in specialty tea. To download the free white paper, visit . * * *

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Milo’s Tea Announces Major Expansion in Oklahoma
May 28, 2019 News Peter Keen

Milo’s Tea Published reports on state it is the largest seller of refrigerated tea in the United States, serving  more than . These figures point to a rapid expansion from . Sales topped $125 million in grocery and multi-outlet locations in 2018, according to Chicago-based market research firm IRI. The company’s recent announcement that in

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The Grand Old Man of Indian Tea
May 28, 2019 News Pullock Dutta

KOOMTAI, Assam Sagar Mehta Forty years ago executives of Goodricke Group, which had just split from Duncan Brothers & Company Ltd., sent one of their best estate managers to Koomtai Tea Estate, a company-owned garden in Assam’s Golaghat district. His mission was to assess whether to sell off the sick property or revive it. The

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Production by Indian Small Tea Growers is Neck-and-Neck with Estates
May 21, 2019 Standard Aravinda Anantharaman

Smallholder tea farm (Photo courtesy of CISTA) In late 2018, the Tea Board of India directed gardens in the north to close early to prevent processing low-end tea. Production was expected to decline, but a full-year tally shows the opposite―a new record of 1,350 million kilograms, up from 1,250 million kilograms in 2017-2018. The rise

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Heightened Possibility of Tea Tariff on Chinese Imports
May 21, 2019 Data Dan Bolton

China and USA trade war concept: ships (Getty Images/ANNECORDON) During three previous rounds of tariff increases, tea was excluded from the U.S. Trade Representative’s list of Chinese goods that are subject to import taxes of up to 25%. That ended May 10 with a request by the Trump administration to prepare to levy import taxes

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Tea Transparency: An Opportunity for Growth
May 20, 2019 Knowledge Tony Gebely

Tony Gebely Editor’s Note: This article is from the new World Tea Expo 2019 white paper, “The Next Wave in Tea: Trends, Issues & Opportunities.” The complimentary report offers valuable insights and advice from some of the top experts and leaders in specialty tea. To download the free white paper, visit . Connoisseurs in any

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Dr. Andrew Weil Revealed Himself as Co-Founder of MatchaKari
May 20, 2019 News Press Release

With years of wellness category expertise, Dr. Weil is now positioned to showcase his lifestyle and health vision for the thousand year old Matcha beverage tradition MatchaKari Founders Dr. Andrew Weil and Andre Fasciola (Photo/Matcha.com) In January, Dr. Andrew Weil announced his founding of the e-commerce Japanese tea company MatchaKari to further showcase the myriad

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QTrade Founder Started Fresh at 50
May 14, 2019 News Dan Bolton

Manik Jayakumar Manik Jayakumar was a storied rugby captain in his youth, a retired lieutenant colonel, regiment commander and a decorated combat veteran in his middle years; and he had managed several award-winning tea estates and helped pioneer organic tea farming in Sri Lanka by the time he was 50. As it turns out, he

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Lipton Opens Tea Packaging Factory in Qatar
May 13, 2019 News Aravinda Anantharaman

Qatar (Photo courtesy of the National Tourism Council) In April, Unilever opened two new tea factories in Doha, Qatar, with sufficient capacity to supply growing local markets. The Middle East is not far behind Asia Pacific in tea consumption leading Unilever to expand its capacity in Qatar. Regionally Turkey, Kuwait, Iran and the United Arab

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