Year: 2021

Year: 2021

Tea tipplers are more likely to live longer, healthier lives than you triple venti half-sweet no foam latte-swilling fiends
March 30, 2021 Knowledge, Tea and Health ctma

 From The Register Tea lovers that chug three or more cups of the warm nectar per week are more likely to live longer than those that drink tea less often, or never touch the wonderful stuff. Habitual tea consumption is associated with lower risks of cardiovascular disease and all-cause death, said Xinyan Wang, a researcher

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The China-EU Geographical Indications Agreement came into effect on March 1st
March 30, 2021 Industry News, News ctma

The China-EU Geographical Indications Agreement which is signed by China and EU is the first large-scale mutual recognition of each other’s geographical indications between China and EU. On March 1st, the agreement has come into effect officially, at the same time, the 100 Chinese geographical indications selected for the first batch of protection lists will be protected. Nearly

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Sci-tech experts work to spur rural economy under Xi’s leadership
March 29, 2021 Industry News, News ctma

 From Xinhua Tucked away in the tranquil ravines of the Wuyi Mountains in east China’s Fujian Province, Yang Wenchun’s tea farm is colored by a sea of golden rapeseed flowers as swarms of bees and butterflies hop from one flower to the next. The flowers, which blossom among lines of tea bushes, were not planted

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Chairman Xi Jinping inspected Wuyi Mountain spring tea industry
March 29, 2021 Industry News, News ctma

On the afternoon of March 22nd, Chairman Xi Jinping came to the local ecological tea garden in Wuyi Mountain City to inspect the growing status of spring tea and research the development of local tea industry. In recent years, under the guidance of the science and technology commissioner team, tea gardens have emphasized ecological planting, improved the quality of tea,

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Chinese tea farmer strives for better life through live-streaming
March 23, 2021 Industry News, News ctma

Source: Xinhua A Chinese tea farmer has become an e-commerce sensation after promoting her business through social media platform Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok, the Swiss newspaper Neue Zurcher Zeitung has reported. Fan Ling, an organic tea farmer from Jinhua Village in the southwest Chinese province of Guizhou, live-streams up to 10 hours a

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Oil-tea camellia plantation boosts income in Guizhou
March 23, 2021 Industry News, News ctma

A villager airs fruits of oil-tea camellia at an oil-tea factory in Songtao Miao Autonomous County, Tongren City, southwest China’s Guizhou Province, Nov. 8, 2020. More than 180,000 mu(about 12,000 hectares) of oil-tea camellia have been planted here in Songtao to boost income of local villagers. A villager picks fruits of oil-tea camellia at a

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Nothing replaces my cup of Hangzhou green tea
March 23, 2021 Industry News, News ctma

By Jocelyn Eikenburg | chinadaily.com.cn Among the rituals I observe every morning when I arrive bleary-eyed to work, nothing perks up my senses more than the moment I open the little cobalt blue canister in my desk drawer and take that first whiff of West Lake Longjing, or “dragon well” tea leaves. The aroma of

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Kenya’s tea prices fall for 3 consecutive years amid global glut
March 23, 2021 Industry News, News ctma

Source: Xinhua NAIROBI, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) — Kenya’s Alex Mwangi inherited his father’s tea farm ten years ago after the death of his parents. Mwangi’s one acre farm in Nyeri, in central Kenya makes him part of the estimated 500,000 small-scale tea farmers that produce about 60 percent of the country’s tea production. The rest

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Feature: Kenya’s tea farmer faces challenges
March 23, 2021 Industry News, News ctma

Source: Xinhua Kenya’s Alex Mwangi inherited his father’s tea farm ten years ago after the death of his parents. Mwangi’s one acre farm in Nyeri, in central Kenya makes him part of the estimated 500,000 small-scale tea farmers that produce about 60 percent of the country’s tea production. The rest of tea production comes from

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Across China: Family brews new wealth through ancient tea
March 18, 2021 Industry News, News ctma

Defying the trend of mechanization, a family-run tea brewery in south China stays true to its 1,500-year-old tea-making pedigree. NANNING, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) — Busy toasting tea leaves on a stove, Wei Jiequn basks in the fresh aroma filling her workshop in Liubao Township, Cangwu County, south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Wei, 62, and

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