chai

Budding Products: New Functional Loose Leaf Teas

California Tea House Created an Aphrodisiac Apricot Chai Tarzana, California-based California Tea House debuts its aphrodisiac Apricot Chai just in time for Valentine’s Day. The organic blend consists of loose leaf black tea, peaches, apricot preserves, vanilla beans, ginger, cloves and citrus peel. The company came up with this blend after researching ancient treatments...

Budding Products: Tea Forte Debuts Two Collections

The matcha trend is carrying into the new year as Tea Forte introduces its new Ceremonial Bowl Set and Matcha Single Steeps. The matcha is shade grown and harvested in the spring. “The launch of Tea Forte’s Matcha collection represents our continued commitment to wellness and cultivating all the potential mental and physical health...

Camellia Sinensis Opens Montreal’s First Chai Bar

MONTREAL, Quebec Everything is faster and more automated in today’s world. Taking time to appreciate a good cup of tea requires unhooking from the machine to experience the present moment fully. Somewhere between a quick coffee and traditional teas, chai satisfies a need for strong flavors, complexity and … caffeine, of course. Bristol Chai...

Sri Lankan-Australian Fusion Cafe

GEELONG, Australia Hoppers and tea A favorite in Sri Lankan homes, hoppers are bowl-shaped crepes (aappa), made from rice flour and coconut milk fermented together to make a batter that is formed into a deep concave. They take hours to create but just minutes to shape and fill with a huge assortment of toppings...

The Next Wave of Tea Chains in India

While chai might be one of the more trendy tea orders at American coffee shops, in India it is so commonplace that entrepreneurs are looking to refresh its image. And these business owners are looking to steal some of the newly emerging coffee fans and bring them back to tea. Over the past fifteen...