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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

Tea Report

For the first time since the country’s founding, U.S. consumers will pay a 10% tariff on Chinese tea beginning Sept. 1. Read more

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Continued volatility poses a threat to processed coffees 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

Tea Report

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

Tea Report

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

Tea Report

The Committee on Sustainability Assessment describes the benefits of shared indicators in a recent paper on sustainable tea. Read more

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Few Americans can assess the immense impact of tariffs on every Chinese import, but they will easily notice the difference between a $6 box of 100 teabags and one that sells for $7.50. Read more

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Starbucks confidently explained to investors during the weeks before it debuted, that Chinese rival Luckin Coffee’s BlackRock-backed IPO will not derail 20 years of market dominance. Read more

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Muskan Khanna, who manages The Studio tea factory, was named Woman Innovator of the Year for her Nilgiri Bamboo tea. Read more

Tea Report

The managing partner of the David M. Neumann Kaffee Gruppe talks about coffee pricing, climate change, global trade and consolidation across the coffee industry. Read more

News

DMCC inaugurates the Middle East’s first large-capacity coffee center capable of warehousing and processing 20,000 metric tons of green coffee shipments. Read more

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Americans like to chill. Nearly everyone is aware of ready-to-drink (RTD) coffee and one-in-four drink it regularly, according to the latest and largest national consumer survey of coffee drinkers. Read more

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A new trends report shows nearly two-thirds of American coffee drinkers now spend more for quality. They are also drinking less coffee at home in the morning and more in the afternoon. Read more

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Uncertainty prevails among traders despite record exports, replenished stocks, a surplus of arabica, and low prices Read more

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Peaking at $5.7 billion in sales in 2016, demand for single-serve capsules has leveled off after capturing a significant portion of the US coffee market. Still, premium private-labels showed growth. Read more

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