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The United Nations General Assembly has designated May 21, 2020, International Tea Day, redirecting attention from marketing to a celebration of those who labor in the world’s tea gardens. Read more

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Kenya is enlisting Mombasa tea brokers in a rescue plan to stabilize prices. President Uhuru Kenyatta, acknowledging the worst financial return for tea growers in a decade, has called for significant reform of the Kenya Tea Development Agency. Read more

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Mandatory closure of India tea factories on Dec. 19 begins a hiatus that extends to February in the northern tea regions. Read more

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Sales growth of green tea remains robust globally at an estimated compounded rate of 5.8% through 2025, according to Reportlinker. Read more

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Vahdam is one of the leaders in the striking emergence of startups in India that have set new standards of excellence in a tea market that historically has been underserved, fragmented and lacking in productivity and creativity. Read more

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The problems that threaten the survival of Tocklai, center on financing. Since 1964, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry provided a grant in aid to Tocklai. This was not a binding agreement or formal budget but a memo of understanding. Read more

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Russia is the world’s second-largest tea importer, behind Pakistan and ahead of the US. It sets the competitive agenda for international competitors in exports of commodity black tea, especially in driving prices down. Read more

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Kenya, the world’s top exporter of black tea, is failing expectations in value and volume on a crop critical to the country’s foreign exchange. Read more

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Tea premiumization has become an overarching focus for sellers and producers across the globe. A Tetley Tea Report defines it in terms of consumer appeal: the willingness to trade up and pay more for a superior drink. Read more

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Unilever declared its tea supply chain to be slave-free following a vigorous public campaign by Traidcraft Exchange, a not-for-profit body promoting traceability. Read more

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Russia is the world’s second-largest tea importer, behind Pakistan and ahead of the US. It sets the competitive agenda for international competitors in exports of commodity black tea, especially in driving prices down. Read more

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Every day around 3 million airline passengers in the skies over the US eat and drink on flights. But offered one, they are likely to reply with a firm “No thank you” or a less polite “No way.” Read more

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Tea industry suppliers defend the publicly maligned tea bag following widespread media coverage of a research paper that revealed heat-sealed pyramid bags made of nylon and PET release billions of nanoplastic particles during a five-minute steep. Read more

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Indian tea exports to Pakistan have dropped by half. Re-exports of Indian tea through the United Arab Emirates typically fill the gap when political tensions rise between these two nations, but not this time. Read more

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A bounty of tea has not benefitted industrious Kenyan growers. Prices declined 18.6% as revenue through June declined to $7.1 billion (Ksh69.7 billion) compared with $8.8 billion (Kh85.7 billion) the previous year. Read more

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Bigelow Tea has joined a very small number of companies certified as B Corporations, where B stands for benefits. These companies have shown a proven commitment to making their business “a positive force for social and environmental change.” Read more

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