The Story of Pantyhose Tea: Hong Kong-Style milk tea

As a former British colony, Hong Kong has its own rich and unique cultural history when it comes to tea, and one of its well-known treasures, with over 900 million cups served every year, is Pantyhose Tea. Also known as Silk Stocking Tea, pantyhose Tea is a creamy, smooth but strong beverage combining black tea and milk, prepared in

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A personal story on how green tea helped with Alzheimer

Pieter de Boer tragically lost his wife to Alzheimer’s disease way too soon. But during the illness he discovered the positive effects green tea had on the physical and mental state of his wife. When my wife was 53 years old, the first signs of Alzheimer’s became apparent. Once, when

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How Agriterra brings local Nepalese tea to Dutch shops

Many tea plantations around the wold have a hard time to sell their tea worldwide. Agriterra helps local agri-culture projects to global markets. We spoke with Ingrid Koedijk, agripool recruiter of Agriterra. What does Agriterra do? Agriterra is an agri-agency and we support farmers organizations and agricultural cooperatives in emerging

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How is tea produced in Nepal?

Nepal is one of the tea producing countries in the world and is known for its broad range of quality teas. We spoke with Rijan Ojha, who works for Agriterra in Nepal. He is responsible for several tea gardens in the Himalayan country. ” The weather and different altitudes in Nepal

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The importance of water for a good cup of coffee

Water is extremely important for tea and the lower the tds in water, the better a cup of tea tastes. But how about coffee? Is water as important for coffee as it is for tea? We asked Bjorn Aarts, coffee expert and owner of his own coffee-roasting factory. “Water is

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