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Daily Dose of Hot Tea May Reduce Chance of Glaucoma

The risk of glaucoma—a condition that can result in partial or total eyesight loss—was lower in people who drank hot tea every day, according to a study published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology. Researchers evaluated the association between consumption of coffee, tea, or soft drinks and glaucoma in the participants of the 2005–06...

4 Key Takeaways for Global Tea Championship Entrants

The Global Tea Championship’s Spring Hot Tea Competition took place Sept. 16-17 in Boulder, Colorado. Three judges evaluated 225 teas in 44 categories. Judges Lydia Kung of VeriLeaf Fine Teas, Rob McCaleb of Herb Research Foundation and Natural Healthcare and Scott Svihula of Hula Consulting share their reactions and insights. “The judges learn from...

Penton’s North American Tea Championship Names 15 Winners During Evaluation of Hot Loose-Leaf Teas from Spring Harvest 2016

Some of the Winning Teas Will Be Featured at World Tea Expo in Las Vegas, June 13–15, 2017 Fifteen high-quality teas were awarded first-place prizes in several categories during the North American Tea Championship’s (NATC) evaluation of spring-harvest 2016 hot teas. The competition, held Sept. 15–16, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nev., was hosted by...

Cool Off with a Hot Cup of Tea

At a remote junction in California’s Death Valley, where the hottest temperature ever recorded on Earth was reached (134°F/57°C, in 1913), is a signpost that marks Teakettle Junction. The landmark has become a shrine to tea, embraced by people who drink their cuppa and leave behind the kettle, some inscribed with names and messages. No...

Both Hot & Cold: Prospects in Global Tea

A Look at Premiumization, Emerging Markets and What Drives Growth in Tea By Howard Telford, Euromonitor International Editor’s Note: Senior Beverages Analyst Howard Telford, of Euromonitor International, is one of the many distinguished speakers at the upcoming World Tea Expo, June 15 – 17 in Las Vegas (with a pre-conference program June 13 –...