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China’s growing thirst for black and purple tea from Kenya led to a sizeable 5 million kilograms per year agreement this month. Read more

Tea Report

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

Tea Report

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

Tea Report

The term “supply chain management” is out of date. The new challenge is on-demand network integration. Read more

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Forecasts of trends in tea and coffee flavors for the coming year are all over the place: ingredient varieties, geographic and cultural origins, customer motivations and demographics, and new categories. Read more

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As the variety of ingredients increases along with concomitant differences in size, texture, density, chemistry, and ease of mixing, this is not simply a matter of pouring, shaking, and filling bags. Read more

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The difference between an outstanding Earl Grey and a good one largely reflects the quality of the bergamot that creates its distinctive keyboard of flavors. Read more

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Forecasts for Western Europe tea demand are trending down and much of that is tied with uncertainty about the United Kingdom's expected exit from the European Union. Read more

Tea Report

Drones are a powerful tool in the sustainable development to increase global food supply by 70% in the next decade to meet population growth. Read more

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Rakkasan Tea

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Rakkasan Tea sources its imports that it sells direct to customers from smallholder farms in post-conflict areas of the world; regions ravaged by war and natural disasters Read more

Tea Report

Integrating the Transparent Tea Supply Chain Read more

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DNA fingerprinting is part of the shift in tea science from the chemistry of the leaf to the biogenetics of the molecules that comprise it. Read more

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Precision agriculture is the emerging mainstream of farming, using technology to zero in for the tightest degree of control and management. Read more

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The tea-dominated culture of Britain, marked by stability and standardized brands, is now among the most dynamic coffee markets in the world, driven by specialty brewing and growth in locations. Read more

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The dynamics of flavoring are in transition as innovation presents new challenges. Read more

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The main areas of innovation in tea have long been at the front and back end of the logistics chain from bush to cup: growing, harvesting and processing, and marketing and selling. Read more

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