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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

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Teavana launches in 6,200 Starbucks locations in 16 Asian and Pacific countries. Read more

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With more and more tea gardens in Darjeeling and Assam becoming sick and unprofitable, Sanjay Bansal’s organic and biodynamic Ambootia Group is working to revive and regenerate these valued Indian regions. Read more

Features

The United Arab Emirates is home to the world’s largest concentration of business ventures adding value to tea. Ahmed Bin Sulayen is executive chairman of the Dubai Multi Commodities Center. He spoke with STiR's Dan Bolton for this edition's Q&A. Read more

Features

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DG

Flavored teas and coffees retain their appeal for a variety of consumers from millennials to seniors. Flavors enhance the sensory experience by evoking familiar emotions triggered by aroma and taste. Read more

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Toronto-based Bella Sabatina Premium Tea debuted a line of kosher specialty teas at the Kosherfest trade show last November. Read more

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A group of 11 walled garden owners have formed the Scottish Artisan Tea Producers Network, and are planning to plant out their first tea bushes later this year. Read more

News

The Minister of Plantation Industries Navin Dissanayake has appointed Rohan Pethiyagoda to chair the Sri Lanka Tea Board. Pethiyagoda is a well-known Sri Lankan businessman and government officer in the Ministry of Tourism and Sports. Read more

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Volumes of tea exported from Rwanda in the first 11 months of 2015 increased to 22.7 million kilos, up from 20.7 million kilos during the same period of 2014. Read more

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With rising incomes, smart new tea houses are popping up all over India’s large cities, and chai, India’s traditional milky spiced black tea, is feature large on the menu. Read more

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Laurie Frankel

Teforia brewer blends centuries of tea knowledge with modern science. Utilizing proprietary selective infusion process technology and environmentally-conscious packaging, Teforia automatically determines the best brewing method for each tea. Read more

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The Dharmsala Tea Company owns three tea gardens, Hoodle, Towa, and Mann Tea Estates, in India’s northern region of Kangra - and has been handcrafting premium teas there since 1882. Read more

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Czech Republic tea wholesaler and blender Oxalis employed an interior designer to modernize its newest shops with a minimalist ‘zen’ concept. Flagship outlets in Smíchov and Chodov are now fitted out in the new style. Read more

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DavidsTea is expanding into new channels, beginning with Air Canada. The airline will feature the Forever Nuts and Cream of Earl Grey sachets. Read more

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The Tea Association of Malawi hosted an international meeting in September that gathered everyone interested in the future of the country’s tea industry. Read more

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Warmer temperatures and changing rain patterns in Assam are affecting production and quality of the region’s tea. Read more

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ITO EN, Japan’s multinational beverage company specializing in tea production, has applied its recycling ethic to the tea leaves used in the production process. Read more

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Over the next 12 months, Yorkshire Tea will increase its marketing spend to $7.6 million (£5 million) in its efforts to become Britain’s second biggest brand. Read more

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Unilever in September introduced a Lipton branded tea brewer in France to compete with Nespresso’s Special.T. Read more

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  • Rakkasan Tea

    Photo courtesy Rakkasan Tea

    Rakkasan Tea

    Rakkasan Tea

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