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“In June we launched a new jasmine soap. Now every day can sell 200-300 pieces.” says Chen Feng Jiao who’s a owner of a perfume factory. The demand is now picking up quickly in South Korea and the Middle East region.
Feng Jiao’s company is located outside the city Hengxiang, where she spend 20 years in traditional farming. The local keywords of success are ‘innovate’ and ‘return’. Innovation happens mainly in the supply chain space, by expanding into online sales channels such as eCommerce. At the same time, there’s this new demand for traditional jasmine products that used to be left behind in the past. People want to return to original small scale natural farming and jasmine products processed by hand.
“Our online sales of tea accounted for more than 30% of total sales and with higher profit margins than our offline stores.” as tea garden owner Huang Shanzhen. “While offline shops have regional advantages, an online store can instantly push our products throughout the country,” he adds.
Inspired by the success stories, many local young people enter the Internet Business forces. Effort is spend on the development of new jasmine products such as jasmine flower tea blends, oils, jasmine scented rice and even jasmine bonsai trees.
A jasmine old root carved into art bonsai can sell for more than 1,000 yuan(150 USD) a pot these days. A local flower garden director closed says that with the improvement of people’s living standards, the value of jasmine has been extended from a simple drinking to aesthetics.
A local jasmine grower says “In the past, we mainly jasmine tea wasn’t popular in China, we mainly focused on producing bulk teas for abroad. These were served for free in restaurants or used for processing in other products. This is different today. We find there’s now a high demand for premium Jasmine tea in China and we’re glad that we’re able to grow and process the best jasmine tea we can.”
At last, the industry’s success and focus on ‘return’ also comes with surprising benefits. The town is now also seeing an inflow of local tourists.
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You might wonder how we came up with such a weird topic. The truth is, we didn’t come up with this idea at all. See for example this Reddit post or this Yahoo Answers page, and you can see that tea names for cats and dogs are pretty populair.
If you are a tea lover and happens to have a pet, it is just natural to give your pet a tea related name. We have gathered people’s opinions on this topic from different forums, sites and added our own ideas. We hope you enjoy this fun list and find a suitable tea name for your pet!
- Purr’Er: this one is simply our favorite. The cat owner certainly showed his/her love of Pu’er!
- Earl Grey: male, grey color, of course.
- Lady Grey: female, grey color, of course.
- Pekoe: great name for orange cats!
- Meowfeng: a lovely wordplay, would be a cute name for a kitten.
- Da hong paw: it is the perfect name for a red-hair cat or dog.
- Matcha: a fun word to pronounce over and over.
- Yixing: it sounds cute, and it’s at the perfect level of obscurity. Meaning that non-tea people won’t get it, but common enough that all tea people will get it.
- Camillia/Camellia: an elegant name for female pets.
- Ya Shi/Duck Shit: someone suggested, “Ya Shi when they are being good, but when they scratch your furniture, it’s Duck Shit all the way.”
- Chai: it is one of the most popular tea related pet names. This spiced tea drink is perfect for the pets who seems to have a bit of extra “zing” to them.
- Iron goddess: sounds like a proud pet!
- Keemun: A black tea name for black cats and dogs!
- Yunnan tea regions for pu erh lovers: Yiwu. Menghai. Bulang. Jinggu. Nannuo. Naka. Bingdao. Xikong. Bangdong. Fengqing. All the names are Pu’er mountains and regions in Yunnan, China.
- Great pet names if you’re a herbal tea lover: Chamomile, Yerba, Tisane.
- Love a certain brand? Perhaps use them as a name: Twinings, Lipton etc.
If you are looking for a distinct name for your pet, hope this list has given you some inspiration!
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