Tea Health / Education

Herbal Tea Break May Protect Liver

Taking a herbal tea break may prevent hardening of the liver, according to researchers at Erasmus MC University Medical Centre, Rotterdam in the Netherlands. Frequent consumption of herbal tea—or coffee—was inversely related with liver stiffness, the researchers wrote in a study published in the Journal of Hepatology and reported on by Science Daily. Non-alcoholic...

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...

Share Insiders’ Tea Business Knowledge

World Tea Expo’s Tea Business Boot Camp offers an insiders’ in-depth review of the essentials of running a successful tea business in today’s marketplace. Business owners, and those aspiring to begin a tea business, are constantly bombarded with massive amounts of information. The challenge of weeding through the junk to discover current trends and technology...

The Romance Continues with Revised Tea Book

There will be no fireworks, no champagne party, no marching bands when the second edition of “The Romance of Tea” makes its debut June 13 at the World Tea Expo in Las Vegas. It will be “just two long-time friends who still believe that tea has a history that needs to be re-told to...

Let’s Talk About Milk Tea

If you live on planet Earth like I do, you’ve no doubt noticed that the tea industry has been exploding in recent years. Local grocers have gone from carrying nothing more than boxes of iced tea blends to stocking gourmet loose leaf in the aisles and multiple varieties of tea-based RTDs in the refrigerated...

The Rise of US and UK Tea Markets Explored

Jane Pettigrew and Bruce Richardson penned A Social History of Tea (Benjamin Press, 2014), which covers the various shifts in tea culture in the United Kingdom and the United States. The popularity of tea in the U.K. and the U.S. ebbed and flowed during the 20th century, according to Pettigrew and Richardson in their...

White Tea Shows Promise in Slowing Fat Cell Growth

White tea shows promise in slowing the growth of fat cells and may even stop new fat cells from forming, according to the article “White Tea: Solution To Obesity Epidemic?” published in the journal Nutrition and Metabolism. Dr. Adrienne Youdim, associate professor of medicine at UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, discussed the importance of...

The business benefits of using sustainability standards [infographic]

In the tea industry, we know that story matters when it comes to selling the latest product or serving a customer table side.  An important element in that story—sustainability standards—adds great value in today’s triple bottom-line economy. While almost all sources in a recent meta-analysis note the important role sustainability standards play on sales...