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Sri Lanka tea production last year fell to a four-year low of 300 million kilos, but export revenue set a $1.33 billion record. Read more

Tea Report

The Tocklai Tea Research Institute announces a breakthrough in micro-propagation of large numbers of clonal tea plantlets from a single cell. Read more

Tea Report

Unilever announced in January that it may sell the world’s largest portfolio of tea brands. Read more

News

Westrock Coffee Company, LLC, is acquiring S&D Coffee & Tea. Media reports set the purchase price at $405 million. Read more

Coffee Report

California-based Traditional Medicinals will build a $29.7 million East Coast herbal tea manufacturing and distribution facility in 2020. Read more

Tea Report

Bigelow Tea is 100% powered by renewable electrical sources, earning national recognition as a Green-e Energy clean energy certified company by the Center for Resource Solutions in San Francisco. Read more

Tea Report

The United Nations General Assembly has designated May 21, 2020, International Tea Day, redirecting attention from marketing to a celebration of those who labor in the world’s tea gardens. Read more

Tea Report

Kenya is enlisting Mombasa tea brokers in a rescue plan to stabilize prices. President Uhuru Kenyatta, acknowledging the worst financial return for tea growers in a decade, has called for significant reform of the Kenya Tea Development Agency. Read more

Tea Report

Mandatory closure of India tea factories on Dec. 19 begins a hiatus that extends to February in the northern tea regions. Read more

Tea Report

Sales growth of green tea remains robust globally at an estimated compounded rate of 5.8% through 2025, according to Reportlinker. Read more

Tea Report

Instant tea has suffered a long slide in sales which is why the US tea industry is paying close attention to former market leader Nestea, a brand dating to 1948 and known to 89% of US consumers. Read more

News

Uncertainty over tariffs that impose stiff import duties on coffee and tea remain a pressing concern despite word the US and China are nearing a trade war truce. Read more

News

Thailand Tea Organic Mandate

Thai Tea Suwirun Co. Ltd.

Thailand was an early adopter of organic cultivation and has made great strides in producing fine organic teas for export. Read more

Features

Globally conventional freeze-, vacuum-, and spray-dried instant teas are experiencing strong growth throughout Asia and in developing countries. Read more

News

Globally this is a good time to be involved in manufacturing soluble tea. Read more

News

Vahdam is one of the leaders in the striking emergence of startups in India that have set new standards of excellence in a tea market that historically has been underserved, fragmented and lacking in productivity and creativity. Read more

Tea Report

The problems that threaten the survival of Tocklai, center on financing. Since 1964, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry provided a grant in aid to Tocklai. This was not a binding agreement or formal budget but a memo of understanding. Read more

Tea Report

Organic Coffee Certification in China

Volcafe

Organic coffees and teas are on the upswing in China. But it’s not all a walk in the park. There are still issues to tackle. Read more

Features

Russia is the world’s second-largest tea importer, behind Pakistan and ahead of the US. It sets the competitive agenda for international competitors in exports of commodity black tea, especially in driving prices down. Read more

Tea Report

Tiny Plastic Particles Raise Big Concerns

Photo by Adobe Stock

Tea industry suppliers rush to defend the publicly maligned tea bag following media coverage of a research paper that revealed heat-sealed pyramid bags made of nylon and PET release billions of nanoplastic particles during a five-minute steep. Read more

Features

  • Tea plantation

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    Tea plantation

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  • Inside a tea factory in Assam. India

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    Inside a tea factory in Assam. India

    Inside a tea factory in Assam in India

  • Mug with tea

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    Mug with tea

    Mug with tea and tea leaves in the evening cafe

  • Drip Black Coffee vietnamese style on balcony with alpine backgr

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    Drip Black Coffee vietnamese style on balcony with alpine backgr

    Drip Black Coffee vietnamese style on balcony with alpine background - can be used for display or montage your text (soft focus at cup)

  • Youth Invigorate US Coffee Consumption

    Ivan Kruk Ivan Kruk - Fotolia

    Youth Invigorate US Coffee Consumption

    Cheerful woman in the street drinking morning coffee in sunshine light

  • Fresh Brew Restaurants

    srattha - Fotolia

    Fresh Brew Restaurants

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