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A bounty of tea has not benefitted industrious Kenyan growers. Prices declined 18.6% as revenue through June declined to $7.1 billion (Ksh69.7 billion) compared with $8.8 billion (Kh85.7 billion) the previous year. Read more

Tea Report

Sanctions limiting Iran’s ability to purchase tea encouraged domestic production which has increased by 15% in 2019. Read more

Tea Report

Globally tea prices are at a low due to an oversupplied market with “significantly lower” average prices across all regions during the first six months of the year. Read more

Tea Report

Tea producers in Darjeeling, in the Himalayan foothills, saw good yields in the first flush but weak demand and now face lower prices as the second flush gets underway. Read more

Tea Report

Unilever announced the opening of two high-volume factories, located in the New Industrial Area of Doha, a neighborhood that features advanced infrastructure and logistics. Read more

Tea Report

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

Tea Report

Demand for high quality and authentic organic Japanese matcha led Sugimoto Tea Company to construct a second factory in Shizuoka, Japan. The factory, which increases production capacity by 50%, opened in February. Read more

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McLeod Russel is the largest tea production company in the world. It has joined the growing number of firms that are switching to digital cash. Read more

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The Sorwathe Tea Estate will help slake Africa’s growing thirst for green tea with the opening of a Rwf1 billion ($1.1 million) factory in November. Read more

Tea Report

Malawi is one of the three largest producers of tea in Africa and grows 10% of its total. Read more

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India tea exports are on the rise with gains in both value and volume this year — trends that the Tea Board of India intends preserve by aggressively combatting the typical year-end surge of stale tea. Read more

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Tea Report

Energy costs have created a vicious cycle in Kenya’s tea production. Read more

Tea Report

Artisan factories profit using semi-automatic processing machines that create teas that closely resemble handmade. Read more

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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

News

During the decade ahead, green tea production is expected to increase at three times the rate of black tea, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Read more

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Smallholder Innovation in the Nilgiri Hills Read more

Features

Tea Studio is revolutionary, unique, and unlike conventional tea factories in many ways. Read more

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The apparently static world of tea is in a continual state of flux. Read more

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Third-party certifications heralded as progressive solutions are souring for producers as the priority of marketing engagement trumps poverty relief. Read more

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