Month: June 2019

Month: June 2019

A Euphoric Tasting of Rare Tea
June 25, 2019 Knowledge Dan Bolton

Rare Teas Tasting (Photo courtesy of Camellia Sinensis) Dining alone, the French gourmand unwrapped a broad white linen scarf that he draped over his head as the main course arrived. The scarf nearly touched the table but did not interfere with his meal. Onlookers surmised it reduced the everyday distractions of even a fine restaurant,

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Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Offers “Heroes At Heart” Blends to Give Back to the Community Following a Year of Wild Fires and Natural Disasters
June 24, 2019 Industry News Press Release

Heroes at Heart Exclusive Coffee & Tea Blends Benefitting First Responders. Editor’s Note: Coffee and tea drinkers raised more than $60,000 for charities benefitting first responders through their participation in the “Heroes at Heart” program; Beneficiaries include CA Fire Foundation, CA Peace Officers Memorials Foundation & 100 Club of Arizona LOS ANGELES, /PRNewswire/ — ®

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RAVE Reviews Website Credibly Ranks Mid-Range Green Teas
June 24, 2019 Data Dan Bolton

(Photo/RAVE Reviews) Curation by experts is the ideal for making artisan selections but seasonality and the overwhelming sea of tea at retail greatly limits the number of samples reviewed publicly by professionals. Marketers, meanwhile, undermine their credibility by heaping affirmative praise while consistently ranking their own offerings above the competition. Crowdsourcing tea online is generally

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Premium Instant Tea Company Gets $2.5 Million Financial Boost
June 18, 2019 News Dan Bolton

(Photo by Cusa Tea) Investors recently provided a $2.5 million boost to expand distribution and development of Boulder, Colo.-based Cusa Tea. The Series A round, led by Break Trail Ventures and S Cap, brings total financing to $3.6 million. Cusa organic tea uses real fruit and spices to cold-steep tea before it is transformed into

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Chinese Tea Quality Director Explains “Zero-Growth” Action Plan for Pesticides and Fertilizer
June 18, 2019 News Dan Bolton

Ecological Tea Garden (Photo courtesy of Zheng Goujian) The director of China’s tea quality control programs describes an industry in transition with a goal of uniformly clean tea. Zheng Guojian, director of China’s National Tea Quality Supervision and Inspection Center, told World Tea News that 7% of China’s tea acreage now meets all export requirements for organic

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World Tea Awards are Tonight!
June 11, 2019 Industry News Elizabeth Dobos

World Tea Awards Join us this evening for the World Tea Awards ceremony and cocktail reception! The event will take place tonight from 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at the in the Las Vegas Convention Center’s North Hall, room N109. The World Tea Awards honor people and companies that have made valuable contributions to the tea industry

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World Bank Funds Carbon Emissions Reduction in Africa’s Tea Farming Communities
June 11, 2019 News Peter Keen

Lake of the Aruba Dam, on the Voi River, located next to the Ashnill Aruba Lodge (in the background), as viewed from the east during the evening, in the Tsavo East National Park, Kenya. (By Christopher T Cooper, CC BY 3.0/commons.wikimedia.org) In mid-March 2019, the with Kenya’s Tea Development Agency Power Company Ltd. This is

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3 Companies Introduce New RTD Teas in Time for Iced Tea Month
June 11, 2019 News Elizabeth Dobos

These creative new teas can be enjoyed straight from their containers or poured over ice. The Granny Squibb Company Launches 3 RTD Teas Granny Squibb Iced Tea 12 ounce cans (Photo/grannysquibb.com) The Providence, Rhode Island-based debuted three organic ready-to-drink iced teas in 12-ounce cans just in time for iced tea month. These teas carry on

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Embrace Data & Predictive Analytics for Tea Market Success
June 11, 2019 Data Patricia Peiffer

Patricia Peiffer 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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Meet the Hangzhou Tea Research Institute’s Quality Supervision Director
June 7, 2019 Data Andrew McNeill

If you are attending this year’s World Tea Expo in Las Vegas, we would like to invite you to join us for an informal meet-and-greet and discussion with Secretary Zheng Guojian, director of the National Tea Quality Supervision and Inspection Center at the Hangzhou Tea Research Institute. When:   Where: Downstairs bar of the Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel ()

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