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 in the world is the

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Kilimanjaro Specialty Tea launches Matcha of Coffee Leaves

Bente from Tanzanian Kilimanjaro Specialty Tea shares is extremely proud of her new products: three different matcha made from coffee leaves. “It was quite an expensive and intense process, but the first shops in Germany are selling it!” You have been working on the matcha of coffee leaf. How is the

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Green Tea: The Dark Years

Improved brain function, protection against cancer or heart disease, a stronger immune system, accelerated fat loss, improved longevity, with alleged health benefits like these. Why would anyone not want to drink green tea? Well, it might surprise you to learn that at one point and time in history people were

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Water is Key to Orchestra Tea into Your Friendship!

For tea professional Cortilia Lin from Taiwan ‘water for tea is like art to our life’. Avid tea lovers know water changes the flavor, the mood and the color of tea. Lin: “However, most of us take the key element, ‘water’, for granted.”  Every country has different ways of purifying

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The Story of Masala Chai

Masala Chai, or “spiced tea” has been a staple within Indian culture for a very long time and more recently has gained in popularity all across the globe. But what is it exactly? What is it?Generally speaking  it is a black tea mixed with milk (ideally from a water buffalo)

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