Author Archives: Elizabeth Dobos

Tea Companies From Non-Traditional Countries Make Their Mark

The World Tea Expo, which took place at the Las Vegas Convention Center June 12-15, attracted tea purveyors from around the world. Tea companies that are from countries that are not well-known for producing tea are stepping forward and making their mark on the industry. Representatives from a few of these companies gave their...

People’s Tea Choice Awards Winners Named at World Tea Expo

The World Tea Expo played host to the People’s Tea Choice Awards for the teas that won top recognition in their categories at the Global Tea Championship during the previous 12 months. The Global Tea Championship is an independent tasting competition during which tea industry experts tasted and voted on the quality, taste and...

2017 World Tea Awards Winners

The 2017 World Tea Awards were presented to the winners at the Las Vegas Convention Center on June 14, 2017. Tea industry professionals garnered much deserved recognition for their contributions to the field. The winners are listed below. The John Harney Lifetime Achievement Award Winner: Rona Tison, ITO EN 150th Anniversary of Ceylon Tea:...

Prepare to Vote for the People’s Tea Choice Awards

Don’t miss the Winners Tasting Circle on the World Tea Expo show floor. It showcases winning Global Tea Championship entries from the previous year. The Global Tea Championship (GTC) is an independent tea tasting competition in which tea experts taste dozens of teas to determine the best commercially available teas in terms of quality...

Tea Wellness Guide

The benefits of tea are vast and remarkable. This downloadable Tea Wellness Lifestyle Guide is based on the book titled Cancer Hates Tea, by Maria Uspenski, the founder of The Tea Spot. This guide was created by The Tea Spot to inform people of the myriad benefits of tea and help people make healthy...

Study: Tea Causes Epigenetic Changes in Women

A recent study conducted by researchers from Uppsala University in Sweden along with other European research groups, revealed  tea consumption causes epigenetic changes in women. These changes were related to cancer and to the estrogen hormone. Human Molecular Genetics published the researchers’ conclusions, titled “Tea and Coffee consumption in relation to DNA methylation in...

Places to Take Your Tea in Las Vegas

Here are four outstanding places in Las Vegas where World Tea Expo attendees can find a tea respite. Each place has its own unique attributes and puts care into the details of their guests’ tea experiences. Lucky Dragon Hotel and Casino, Cha Garden Lucky Dragon Hotel and Casino’s Cha Garden is an indoor-outdoor tea...

9 Ways to Celebrate National Iced Tea Day on June 10

Mark the start of summer with the annual National Iced Tea Day on June 10. Here are some ideas to get you started. Brands and retailers can offer a coupon for a free tea on Iced Tea Day. Incorporate your teas into a delectable iced tea recipe. Share the recipe and promote the blend...

Yerba Mate: Stimulating a Healthy Drink Trend

Stefan Schachter has been there as the centuries-old yerba mate has ridden the natural foods industry wave of recent decades. He founded Ecotea in 2000 to bring the South American herb to United States in organic loose leaf and “unsmoked” form. What makes this herb so special? “I think the benefit that draws people...