Author: Dan Bolton

Author: Dan Bolton

Consumer Survey Shows Tea Consumption Rising
August 23, 2011 Data Dan Bolton

CHICAGO, Ill.  A national survey released this week found 10% of U.S. consumers are purchasing more iced tea by the cup or glass than they did two years ago. Hot tea was the choice of 28% of customers and 34% report drinking dispensed iced tea. When it comes to flavors, 73% of consumers chose antioxidant-rich

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Teavana Retains Strong Share Price Despite Steep Market Declines
July 28, 2011 Data Dan Bolton

NEW YORK CITY, NY Buyers often see share prices fade following an initial public offering but Teavana Holdings, despite a roller-coaster market closed above $25 per share two weeks after an initial public offering. Despite a DJIA decline of more than 1000 points since the offering, TEA was trading at $25.39 at the close of

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Readings on Teas Tested at Roissy Airport Are Twice Export Limit
June 21, 2011 Data Dan Bolton

SHIMIZU, Shizuoka, Japan Shipments of tea grown in Shimizu, one of three wards in Shizuoka city were banned this week after authorities discovered high levels of cesium. Readings of 981 becquerels per kilogram, nearly double the legal limit for shipments, led Japanese authorities to ban tea from Shimizu. The ward is a major port and

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Japan Officials Debate Whether Contaminated Tea is Dangerous
May 17, 2011 Data Dan Bolton

KANAGAWA, Japan No contaminated tea is shipping from Japan but agricultural and commerce ministers now question the current radioactivity threshold. Authorities halted the ichibancha (first flush) harvest in the vicinity of Minamiashigara last week after tests at five municipalities in Kanagawa Prefecture showed cesium readings greater than 500 Bq/kg (becquerels per kilogram). Additional tests this week are expected

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