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China is now one of the world’s top arabica producing nations. more

Features

China and the International Coffee Organization (ICO) have been discussing membership for decades. more

Features

China becoming a major export market for Indian and Sri Lankan black tea and English name brand tea bags. more

Tea Report

China is entering the specialty coffee fray in a big way. The growth of specialty cafés and coffee houses has driven consumption since 1997 when Nestle, followed shortly after by Starbucks, first began investing in developing China's domestic market. more

Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Group’s Wanglaoji has won the first ever China National Science Award in 2017 for its development of a DNA barcoding database for identifying and authenticating raw materials and genetic ingredients. more

Tea Report

More and more tea companies are seeing the Alibaba e-commerce platform as a vehicle for gaining a presence in China’s notoriously complex market. more

Tea Report

China has emerged as one of the most promising producers of arabica and is developing a domestic coffee industry that already consumes more than Australia’s coffee market. more

News

Tea traditions are no longer passed down as a heritage and established products and services have declining pull. more

Tea Report

Yunnan Coffee Exchange

Photo by Dan Bolton/STiR coffee and tea

Organizers plan conference and tour of China's Yunnan province which produces virtually all of that nation's arabica more

News

Chinese millennials can now drown their sorrows with a new range of teas by Sung Teas. The tongue-in-cheek marketing plays on the despair felt by some young Chinese regarding their career and marriage prospects. more

Tea Report

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CHIYANG ZHANG

Stakeholders expect the rapid expansion of China’s retail cafes to continue, but a successful outcome is not certain. more

Features

Two Gems of Beijing’s Independent Coffee Scene

Photo by Pedro Pegenaute

A decade ago an independent café selling specialty coffee found it difficult to even obtain quality beans from major producing countries. Fast forward and times have changed. more

Features

Cheese-topped tea? It sounds implausible and unappealing. But, as with bubble tea, it has spread at an accelerating rate over the past seven years, from the food stalls of Taiwan. more

Tea Report

Beijing is an anomaly for any type of business. The city is big enough for any business to establish itself, but it takes spectacular talent to withstand time. more

Features

Ankang City, located within the southern area of Shaanxi Province, China, has one of the highest levels of ground-based selenium in the world. As such, tea crops grown in this area become enriched with selenium. more

Tea Report

An interesting phenomenon is occurring among Shanghai’s consumers, and in this case at the center of it all is tea in a plastic cup, topped with whipped cream. more

Tea Report

La Marzocco, the Italian espresso machine manufacturer, expanded to China in March with the opening of an office and showroom in Shanghai’s Tong Ren Road district. more

Coffee Report

Swiss Tea Club celebrated Chinese New Year at Switzerland’s highest rated Chinese restaurant with excellent food from chief cook Mister Luo. more

Tea Report

Shanghai Fortunecaffe, Co. is the new exclusive distributor of Loring Smart Roast equipment in China and Hong Kong. more

Equipment

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