Tea Business News

If you want to be involved in a new business, than there no better place than the tea industry. New companies, new products and new ways of marketing are appearing rapidly. At the same time the amount of local tea stores are expanding fast, each fighting to become the next Starbucks of tea? Who will survive and will earn a place in the heart of the tea lover? And what will be the winning strategy? Find out by reading the below articles.

Coffee Leaf Tea Guide

Coffee Leaf Tea Guide

There are many coffee and tea lovers around the world, and the war between the two beverages has been going on for ages. Tea is still leading by being the second most consumed beverage in the world right after water. But this might change soon. Recently […]

Tea Startup: TeaBOT – A Robotic Tea Blender & Maker

Tea Startup: TeaBOT – A Robotic Tea Blender & Maker

Tea start-ups are hot these days with more and more international attention regarding all the health benefits that are continuously reported by media. Recently, I reported about Matebros‘ tea made for athletes, but today’s highlight is something completely different, but at least as creative: The […]

Tea Kickstarter Startup MatéBros – A Yerba Mate Tea For Athletes?

Tea Kickstarter Startup MatéBros – A Yerba Mate Tea For Athletes?

This month a new company called MatéBros just launched the Yerba Mate a mate tea drink on kickstarter that according to the company is especially designed for athletes. That’s pretty good marketing I would say, especially with a US Olympic gymnast Sam Mikulak behind the startup.

San Francisco International Tea Festival 2014

San Francisco International Tea Festival 2014

16 vendors participated during San Francisco tea festival 16 this year with interesting lectures and tea tastings for roughly 1000 visitors. It’s great to see so many tea festivals being organized all over the world to educate tea lovers on authentic loose tea and it’s wonderful […]

Purple Tea, Coffee Leaf Tea, Alcoholic Tea & More

Purple Tea, Coffee Leaf Tea, Alcoholic Tea & More

Lots of things are happening around the world when it comes to tea. Here’s a summary of all the news that you have to know about from this week. Purple Tea? Nelson Kibara has been growing tea in the Kerugoya region for 40 years. He […]

Do You Want a Tea Cocktail Mar-tea-ni or a Bubble Tea with Mixology

Do You Want a Tea Cocktail Mar-tea-ni or a Bubble Tea with Mixology

Tea is the new coffee! As more and more restaurants, cafes and hotels starting to sell more exotic teas, a few of them are now trying to get creative in order to offer something unique. Here are two very good examples: Mar-tea-ni Berkeley’s Asha Tea […]

A Teapot Made From Chocolate?

A Teapot Made From Chocolate?

BBC spots a hand-crafted teapot made from dark chocolate. The teapot contains 65% cocoa solids and guess what: it brews a cup of tea with ‘hints’ of chocolate. It was filled with chocolate, shaken to remove air bubbles, and the excess chocolate was poured off […]

Chinese Art Collector Buys 35 Million USD The Wine Cup (Meiyintang), But Sips Tea

Chinese Art Collector Buys 35 Million USD The Wine Cup (Meiyintang), But Sips Tea

Liu Yiqian, a Chinese multimillionaire, recently bought a 35 million USD wine cup from the Ming Dynasty, but got in trouble online by showing a picture of himself sipping tea out of it. This is what the rich art collector said: “Emperor Qianlong of the […]

China High-End Tea Prices In Decline, Chinese Tea Shops Changing Strategies

China High-End Tea Prices In Decline, Chinese Tea Shops Changing Strategies

China’s Tea Industry Association released information regarding the Chinese market for high end teas. The prospects are not positive as upscale tea sales have declined anywhere between 10 to 50%. Especially provinces who are famous for producing black suffered the most. Besides black tea, the […]

10 Month Tea Tour On 120 Camels

10 Month Tea Tour On 120 Camels

A picture of a 10-month long tea tour from Inner Mongolia through 8 province in China, promoting the region’s tea. The team is preparing an Eurasia tea tour now in August.