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Kraft Heinz Canada acquired the British Colombia-based company in September. more

Coffee Report

Liquid tea has led sales growth in the center aisles of grocery stores the past couple of years and now dry tea in sachets is following that trend. more

Tea Report

Canadian coffee-and-doughnuts giant Tim Hortons is responding to complaints by franchisees by investing $100 million to improve its distribution system. more

Coffee Report

Shabnam Weber, a Toronto-based tea retailer and founder of The Academy of Tea, is the new president of the Tea and Herbal Association of Canada. more

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Canada levies a 10% surtax on a large selection of U.S. products - including coffee - in response to U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs. more

News

Disappointing earnings by DAVIDsTEA led executives to admit during a call with investors that they are exploring strategic alternatives including a possible sale of the company. more

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Steeped Tea is a Canadian multi-level marketing firm selling wellness-focused tea and related accessories through 10,000 “consultants.” more

Tea Report

The Löfbergs Group, a leading Swedish coffee roaster, announced it will begin operations in Canada. more

Coffee Report

Italian roasting giant Lavazza recently acquired 80% interest in Kicking Horse Coffee, a popular roastery in British Columbia. more

Coffee Report

Camellia Sinensis of Montréal are completing the final touches to their new Bristol Chai project. more

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

Tea Report

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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

Tea Report

New tea growers Victor Vesely and Margit Nellemann this year offered two specialty teas produced from their six-year old hardy plants that have survived regular winter snowfalls at the 11-acre organic farm in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island. more

Tea Report

The company did not provide a timeline for the move or the number of outlets planned but a spokesman described the initiative as “aggressive.” more

Coffee Report

Toronto-based Bella Sabatina Premium Tea debuted a line of kosher specialty teas at the Kosherfest trade show last November. more

Tea Report

Fred Schaeffer is the new president of Canadian roaster Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee. His appointment was announced by co-c.e.o.s Michael and Paul Higgins. more

News

DavidsTea is expanding into new channels, beginning with Air Canada. The airline will feature the Forever Nuts and Cream of Earl Grey sachets. more

Tea Report

Customers communicated online with great clarity they wanted coconut milk. Starting in September, Canadian fans of the non-dairy alternative now have it. more

Coffee Report

Coffee professionals will find new vigor in the work of the Coffee Association of Canada (CAC) on display this week at the advocacy group’s annual conference. more

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Club Coffee’s certified biodegradable capsule, a first, paves the way for sustainable single-serve. more

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