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Tea for Three

Young Bay Area entrepreneur is a tea triple threat Victoria Boyert was taken to a “tea club” by her mother at age 7. “I was very excited. We learned about the history of tea, how to make a proper cup of tea…I knew even then I wanted to be involved with tea,” she says....

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...

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...

Matcha Madness Cocktails by Ito En

Matcha has taken the world by storm. You can start your day with a matcha latte and a matcha doughnut, have a matcha smoothie for lunch and round off the evening with one of these delectable matcha cocktails. Here are some tasty cocktails by Ito En that incorporate their matcha LOVE tea. Matcha Vice...

Unboxed: 9 New Teas That Inspire

Inspired tea and herbal tisane products invigorate the category.   Whether loose-leaf, bagged or ready-to-drink, tea of all forms has been a staple category in natural retail stores for decades. Tea’s reputation as a daily health ritual has boded well for the category. According to the Tea Association of the U.S.A., tea can be...

Budding Products: Hampstead Tea, B Sweet, TISANE TEAS

Bagged tea news Hampstead Tea Adds To Its Herbal Teas London-based Hampstead Tea has two new herbal teas it is adding to its existing collection. The new blends are Lavender & Valeria and Honeybush & Vanilla. Hampstead Tea utilizes biodynamic herbs and spices from around the world. It hopes these creative blends will be...

Budding Products: Hoogly Tea, Mighty Leaf Tea, Mister Donut

Specialty Tea News Hoogly Tea Launches ‘Hygge’ Teas Hoogly Tea is a new brand of teas that just launched in the U.K. Hoogly Tea was inspired by the Danish principle of “hygge,” which means: a feeling of well-being and warmth. The company carries a variety of fair trade, ethically sourced teas, according to HooglyTea.com....