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Botanicals As Differentiators in Tea: Information and Education Lag Behind Innovation

More and more premium teas contain other agricultural ingredients that are essential to their differentiation: flower buds and petals, spices, herbs, fruit leaves and peel, scents, extracts, and oil essences.

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Coffee equipment from roasting solutions to grinding machinery for both the home and retail market experienced new growth in the last two years, industry officials said this week. Read more

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The global tea community, concentrated in countries under severe climate duress, closely monitored and generally applauded Sunday's agreement to facilitate carbon emissions credits. Read more

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Organized protests by thousands of Sri Lankan growers compound disruptions in the tea sector, leading to a projected 25% decline in production and export revenue. Read more

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For as long as can be remembered, the UK led the world in tea trends, consumption methods, and products. Today, with the decline of black tea consumption, the UK follows – not leads – the trends. Read more

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Coffee production in the Philippines goes back an extraordinary 280 years. But started out as a story of many new small growers in the mid-1800s evolved into one of the most exciting coffee origins in the world. Read more

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He was a writer, an academic, a thinker, and a teacher. He studied English literature at Balliol College, Oxford; a love of books and words endured throughout his life. Read more

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The capsule industry and single-serve coffee market has been a hot topic ever since the launch of luxury home editions of the Swiss food giant Nestle’s Nespresso machines first started to surge to mainstream popularity in the new millennium Read more

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The upcoming 2021-22 coffee harvest in Vietnam, the world’s second largest grower and exporter after Brazil, suffered negative impact from unseasonal dryness in June and July causing reduced yields on trees in the key southern producing region... Read more

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According to Fairtrade International, a hotter and drier climate poses a severe financial threat to millions of farmers in major tea-growing regions. Last week, the organization released a 148-page report... Read more

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The global coffee market for decaffeinated beans enjoys a boom from consumers increasingly looking out for more healthy food products. Read more

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