The Rise Of Ready-To-Drink Tea

The consumption of tea, either loose leaf or bagged, has held, and continues to hold, a prominent position in most cultures around the world. However, as lifestyle habits continue to change to meet the demands of modern day society, one that is fast-paced and more health obsessed, our consumption preferences change with it. The practicality

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‘Srilanka is facing an economic crisis at the moment’

Srilanka is in political and economic turmoil. How does this affect the Lumbini tea factory? Stories About Tea spoke with managing director Chaminda Jayawardana.What is happening in Sri Lanka right now? Srilanka is facing an economic crisis at the moment. So Srilankan currency has been devalued against the US dollar and

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Genmai-cha: Japanese brown rice tea

What became colloquially known as “the people’s tea” for its accessibility by the common man, Genmai-cha, simply put,  is a green tea mixed with roasted grains of brown rice, giving it a warm seductive and nutty character. Because of both its appearance (the rice kernels) and its flavor (sweet and

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Yellow Gold Tea Buds: The Tea of Emperors

Throughout human history gold has stood both directly and symbolically for opulence and luxury; people wear and covet gold jewelry or use golden ornaments as an indication of status and wealth. Within the world of tea then, it is no surprise then that of the most expensive and rare teas

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