tea education

Tea 2030: Engaging Consumers

NIAGARA FALLS, ON The London-based nonprofit Forum for the Future, recognizing the unique nature of tea in the U.S. and Canada, has launched a North American work stream to identify opportunities and address concerns specific to this market. Mark Driscoll, the Forum’s head of food, said that the collaborative Tea 2030 project is entering...

World Tea Expo Sessions Embrace Change

By Rachel Carter After experimenting with some different formats over the past few years, World Tea Expo 2016 felt like a return to the core of the event. The pleasant surprise was the obvious effort to modernize tea and tea education. Many of this year’s core conference offerings were geared toward the modernization of...

Local Tea Festivals Fill the Calendar

There is a special beauty in a local tea festival. One gets to enjoy the intimacy of a smaller venue. Vendors who may not have the resources to hit a national show can get their products in front of audiences. Local styles and tastes are matched and it can be a time to share...

A Learning Experience: World Tea Expo Educational Programs

World Tea Expo has evolved the most comprehensive tea education program in North America. It is the place where professional tea educators come to learn. Where else can you spend time with Lisa Boalt Richardson (Lisa Knows Tea), Sylvana Levesque (International Tea Education Institute), Babette Donaldson (International Tea Sippers Society) and Victoria Bisogno (El Club...

World Tea Expo 2016 Registration, Conference Agenda Goes Live



Expo Returns to Las Vegas This June for a Jam-Packed Program of Business-Building Tea Strategies and Innovative New Products

 The North American tea market is bursting with energy as the industry is seeing more and more successful products on the shelf and online; the industry further focusing on quality; businesses innovating with blends; additional...

‘World Tea on the Road’ in Chicago Is the Path to Everything Tea

Tea Conference Touches Down in Chicago, Nov. 7 – 8 The upcoming World Tea on the Road (#WTOTR) – taking place in Chicago this fall – offers insightful business and career-building lessons in tea. The conference is ideal for tea retailers and entrepreneurs, new tea professionals, tea enthusiasts, chefs, restaurateurs and foodservice specialists, among...

World Tea on the Road Fall 2015 Helps Entrepreneurs
 Achieve Success in the Business of Tea Retail

New Conference Offers ‘Tea Business Boot Camp’ Track to
 Prepare Students to Run a Successful Tea Business World Tea on the Road – an immersive tea experience taught by tea’s foremost experts – is offering in-depth education for entrepreneurs who are launching or thinking about building a tea retail business, and professionals who want...