Jane Pettigrew

Demand for specialty loose leaf teas globally has led a few East Africa producers to add orthodox black, green, and white varieties to their range. Emrok Tea Factory, one of the most modern in Kenya, is attracting a good deal of attention. more

Jun 2, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Grassland Tea

Photo courtesy Takashi Inoue, president Ohkuraen Co., Shizuoka-ken, Japan

Japanese teas from Kakegawa are famous for two reasons. The cultivation method using dried grasses, and the deep steaming that the leaves undergo are both unique to the area. more

Mar 8, 2017 12:00 AM Features

The British brand has launched a marketing campaign to ‘put the tea back into iced tea’, capitalizing on growing consumer demand for innovative cold drinks. more

Mar 7, 2017 12:00 AM Tea Report

The Japanese tea growing and retailing company will host a series of tasting events in London and Oxford. more

Mar 6, 2017 12:00 AM Tea Report

Architect and passionate tea lover James Ho has opened a unique teahouse in the Rokujyodori area of Taipei city. more

Mar 3, 2017 12:00 AM Tea Report

Analysis of market trends show that consumption of tea out of the home is on the rise in Britain and Tetley is offering support to out-of-home operators with The Tea Report 2017. more

Mar 3, 2017 12:00 AM Tea Report

A group of seven tea producers and wholesalers visited Milan, Paris, and London to promote the unique teas grown in this notable region of Shizuoka on the southern coast of central Japan. more

Mar 2, 2017 12:00 AM Tea Report

Margaret’s Hope, Goodricke Group’s famous Darjeeling tea garden now has a spectacular tea lounge. more

Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM Tea Report

The Communitea Initiative was launched in 2014 by Jalan Tea Group with the aim of engaging with estate workers in the fields of art, culture, sport, education, health and sanitation. more

Feb 28, 2017 12:00 AM Tea Report

But Wollenhaupt has been working with a premium coffee producer who has planted a small plot of tea bushes and has begun producing various grades and types of black, green, oolong, and white orthodox teas. more

Feb 28, 2017 12:00 AM Tea Report

The competition will include four categories – tea preparation, tea pairing, tea mixology, and tea tasting. In the tea preparation category, competitors will be expected to brew an ‘organizers tea’ and a master’s tea of their choice. more

Feb 27, 2017 12:00 AM Tea Report

The Ethical Tea Partnership has been campaigning for gender equality and the empowerment of women in countries like Malawi where women account for 75% of the 15,000 smallholder tea farmers. more

Feb 27, 2017 12:00 AM Tea Report



TWG Tea, established in Singapore in 2008, celebrated its opening in Vancouver with a glamorous red carpet affair at its new salon on West Georgia Street. more

Feb 27, 2017 12:00 AM Tea Report

After last year’s very successful summer school, Montreal’s Camellia Sinensis tea school will open its doors again for two weekend programs to be given in English. more

Feb 27, 2017 12:00 AM Tea Report

Private tea master credentials are no longer permitted. more

Feb 25, 2017 12:00 AM , News

Organic green teas produced from wild tea trees in the highlands of Vietnam, with the help of the local Hmong people, feature in a new range of organic blends designed by Natur Boutique to offer health benefits as well as great flavors. more

Jan 9, 2017 12:00 AM Tea Report

In November the first of three plaques marking tea’s history in London was unveiled. more

Jan 9, 2017 12:00 AM Tea Report

The latest tea house to install the Alpha Dominche Steampunk tea brewer at its counter is London’s Fortnum & Mason, the famous food store on Piccadilly. more

Jan 6, 2017 12:00 AM Tea Report

Sri Lanka's prime minister says it is time to focus on the future and on the nation’s ability “to compete successfully in a dynamic global market place.” more

Jan 6, 2017 12:00 AM Tea Report

Kitabe tea factory safe water source


Kitabe tea factory, located in Kintobo village, Nyamagabe District of Rwanda, has received praise from the management of the district for its work in enhancing the life of residents. more

Jan 5, 2017 12:00 AM Tea Report

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