Year: 2018

Year: 2018

Pakistan is Stocking Up on Global Tea
October 16, 2018 Analysis Dan Bolton

Pakistan tea garden. (Photo courtesy of Nestle) Pakistan has emerged as a major tea buyer this year with up following a return to India as a primary supplier. The country is one of the top tea consuming nations and the third largest tea importer globally. Per capita consumption rose 35.8 percent to about 1 kilogram

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Tea Growers Spared in Indonesian Earthquake and Tsunami
October 15, 2018 News Dan Bolton

PALU, INDONESIA (October 8) – A girl covers her nose as she passes the area damaged by an earthquake and tsunami on Sept. 28, 2018 in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images) CENTRAL SULAWESI, Indonesia A magnitude 7.4 killer earthquake and a tsunami spared the small number of Indonesian tea gardens on

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Directory Pinpoints US Afternoon Tea Hotspots
October 15, 2018 Data Press Release

California, Florida, New York rank first among the top 10 states for afternoon tea; New York City, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. are top destinations for afternoon tea lovers. DUNWOODY, Ga. compiled the country’s first comprehensive online afternoon tea directory showing which U.S. states and cities are home to the greatest number of afternoon tea venues. Culling

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Tea and Herbal Association of Canada and Tea Association of the USA, Inc. wrap up Ninth Annual North American Tea Conference
October 9, 2018 News Press Release

Jalinga Tea Co. (Sustainability as a Business Model) and Sorwathe Ltd. (Enabling Girls To Attend School Without Stigma) were presented with Honourable Mentions for their exceptional initiatives at the 2018 NATC Sustainability Awards by Shabnam Weber Toronto, Ontario, Canada The Tea and Herbal Association of Canada and the Tea Association of the USA, Inc., held

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India Research Center Launches Tea Brands
October 9, 2018 News Pullock Dutta

Tocklai Tea Research Institute JORHAT, Assam , the world’s oldest and the largest tea research center, applied a century of knowledge to produce its own tea. It has launched two varieties of tea in its moves to supplement its operating budget. Two new yellow and green teas were formally launched on Sunday by chief minister of

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European Joint Venture Will Invigorate Turkish Tea Exports
October 8, 2018 News Peter Keen

Tea in Turkey is marked by a vibrant culture, limited industry and weak identity. These may all be invigorated by the joint venture announced at the end of September between the Dutch-based Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE) and Ofçay, one of Turkey’s leading tea producers. The two will mesh operations under one organizational umbrella. The partners

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China Increases Tax on US Tea Imports
October 8, 2018 Data Dan Bolton

U.S. trade officials chose not to tax Chinese tea imports in the latest round of tariffs, but tea and coffee do appear among the 5,207 categories of U.S. products China will tax at a higher rate. On Sept. 24 the U.S. announced it would tax $200 billion worth of Chinese goods at 10 percent, a

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Teatulia Literary Tea Shop Opens in London’s Covent Garden
October 2, 2018 News Dan Bolton

Teatulia UK Teabar Duke’s Diwan On Monday, Teatulia United Kingdom opened a tea shop, cocktail bar and comfy literary salon on Neal St. in London’s Covent Garden. The venture is the first retail expansion since the company established Colorado-based in 2005. The company plans to open several brick and mortar shops in the U.K. The

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Tea Industry Influencers Discuss the Organic Food Trend
October 1, 2018 Industry News Elizabeth Dobos

World Tea News asked tea industry influencers: How is the organic food trend changing tea? Here are their insights. I love that the organic food trend generally raises consumers’ awareness of the pesticides and other concerns, including ambient pollution and lead in tea cultivation. There are regions from which we won’t market teas which aren’t certified

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Study Shows EGCG May Sneak Therapeutic RNAs Into Cells
October 1, 2018 Analysis Peter Keen

Green tea; photo credit: GettyImages.com For thousands of years, every aspect of tea has centered on the leaf. Now, the lens is shifting to the molecules in that leaf. Almost by the month, there is a striking announcement of some new biogenetic finding about the dynamic interactions at the DNA level among the more than

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