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Coffee with Chinese Characteristics

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China is discovering coffee at a pace and level of sophistication equal to Japan and South Korea but distinct. Read more

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Zhuyeqing Tea is a standout in China as one of the very few instances of national tea branding. The company has built strong consumer awareness through advertising, using the slogan "Ping Chang Xin" which means "Relaxing Heart." Read more

Tea Report

The show incorporates leaders from the tea industry exhibiting the most exceptional teas and products from 65 major producing areas in China, from tea enterprises in major producing areas in Asia. Read more

Tea Report

Luckin Coffee plans to open 2,500 new shops across China in 2019 and, in the process, pass Starbucks as the largest retail coffee vendor in a nation rapidly embracing its newfound coffee culture. Read more

Coffee Report

In September the US began taxing $200 billion worth of Chinese goods at 10%, a rate that may rise to 25% in 2019. Read more

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Drones are sure to become as essential to the tea farmer as smartphones within the next two years. Read more

Tea Report

Tea was not among the $200 billion in Chinese imports subject to a 10% US tariff announced Sept. 24 but coffee will be taxed by China in retaliation. Read more

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Tea was not among the $200 billion in Chinese imports subject to a 10% US tariff announced Sept. 24. Read more

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Retail coffee leader Starbucks and digital titan Alibaba are working together to create a “New Retail” partnership in China. Read more

Coffee Report

Tim Hortons, the iconic Canadian coffee and doughnut chain, intends to open 1,500 coffee shops in China during the next 10 years. Read more

Coffee Report

The Bolivian government will provide incentives for small and medium coffee producers to increase production and export more green beans to China. Read more

Coffee Report

Tea Report

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Richard Marsham

During three decades as a product developer and troubleshooter, Nigel Melican has earned a reputation for applying an artful mastery of technology and insight that has improved tea manufacturing in 26 countries. Read more

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China is now one of the world’s top arabica producing nations. Read more

Features

China and the International Coffee Organization (ICO) have been discussing membership for decades. Read more

Features

China becoming a major export market for Indian and Sri Lankan black tea and English name brand tea bags. Read more

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China is entering the specialty coffee fray in a big way. The growth of specialty cafés and coffee houses has driven consumption since 1997 when Nestle, followed shortly after by Starbucks, first began investing in developing China's domestic market. Read more

Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Group’s Wanglaoji has won the first ever China National Science Award in 2017 for its development of a DNA barcoding database for identifying and authenticating raw materials and genetic ingredients. Read more

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