Beverages are growing faster globally, on average, than consumer staples, making bottled drinks one of the more attractive categories of fast-moving consumer goods. Read more


Starbucks brings western-style tea to 6,200 stores in 16 Asian and Pacific countries. The reasoning is that China will view drinks like prickly pear flavored iced tea and hibiscus tea with pomegranate pearls as familiar but non-tea category. Read more


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

Tea Report

A new range of Starbucks Teavana iced teas were launched in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa during July. Read more

Tea Report


Michael Thomas

Now that it has guzzled SABMiller, Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI) is the world’s largest and the first truly global beer company. Now it’s time for tea. Read more


​Starbucks will introduce its Teavana brand overseas in 2016. Teavana loose leaf tea will be sold in 80 coffee shops jointly operated with Tata Global Beverage. Read more


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