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Irradiation has not yet reached tea but the widespread use of the practice on spices in many blends means that it is already here. Read more

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They are likely to become more and more part of the discussions of tea health and safety, given their growing spread and contamination of more and more areas of the environment, through industrialization. Read more

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India’s tea industry is struggling with low prices, high labor costs, vagaries of the weather and with every passing year, the problems are both recurring and amplifying.  Growers report that 80% of the country’s plantations are not profitable. Read more

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It is winter in the Southern Hemisphere and the Australian Bureau of Meteorology reports an unusually fierce and damaging frost. The spring harvest, with a prized first flush, is endangered. Read more

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Project Tea 2019, a new study released by the Allegra World Coffee Portal, shows an 11% increase in tea sales across the United Kingdom. Demand for premium and loose-leaf tea is driving the increase. Read more

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The United Nations describes the droughts of 2017 across the Eastern and Southern regions and Horn of Africa as the worst in decades. Read more

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The focus of research on the potential health benefits of tea has increasingly moved from the leaf in the cup to extracted biochemical compounds in the test tube. One of these is the “magic molecule” EGCG. Read more

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In the Americas and Europe, vending machines are mostly a convenient point of purchase for foods and beverages that are sold on the supermarket shelf. Read more

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Glyphosate is the most widely used herbicide worldwide and the key ingredient in Roundup, the highly effective weed killer. Its effectiveness and impact on tea crop yields are illustrated by the three-year legal ban on its use in Sri Lanka, officiall Read more

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All the tea from China will be taxed at least 10% if the Trump Administration carries through on its threat to impose a $300 billion round of tariffs effective Sept. 1. Read more

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Research on the potential health benefits of tea has moved from the leaf to extracted biochemical compounds in a test tube. The “magic molecule” in green tea shows powerful potential for cancer treatment. Add to this quantum dots. Read more

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Farmers at the local tea harvest festival in Darbaq, in Iran’s Gilan province, were buoyant on good yields through mid-July. Iran’s Tea Factories Syndicate reported an 18% increase in volume to 50,309 metric tons of green leaf Read more

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Tea producers in Darjeeling, in the Himalayan foothills, saw good yields in the first flush but weak demand and now face lower prices as the second flush gets underway. Read more

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The US tea industry drew a collective sigh of relief following President Donald Trump’s late-June decision to postpone levying tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese goods. Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to a resumption of trade negotiations. Read more

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The director of China’s tea quality control programs describes an industry in transition with a goal of uniformly clean tea. Read more

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Five international research teams are working across the African continent to generate a fundamentally new climate science focused on its impact on human development. Read more

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