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MidOcean Partners and Wasserstein & Co. to Sell Penton to Informa (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Mon September 19th 2016 @ 9:34 AM

NEW YORK, September 15, 2016 – MidOcean Partners (“MidOcean”), a premier middle market private equity firm, and Wasserstein & Co. (“Wasserstein”), a leading independent private equity and investment firm, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to sell Penton, an innovative professional information services company, to Informa plc (“Informa”) for $1.56 billion.  The consideration will consist of $1.46 billion of cash (plus adjustments) and $100 million of Informa stock.  Read More »

Celestial Seasonings® Brings Back Iconic Packaging, Introduces Five New Tea Flavors (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Mon September 19th 2016 @ 8:09 AM

Celebrate Hot Tea Season with Celestial Seasonings "The Magic of Tea" Integrated Marketing Campaign - For nearly 50 years, the Celestial Seasonings® brand has brought the magic of tea to people around the world with its unique and captivating packaging, matching the goodness and flavor found inside the box. Celestial Seasonings® is pleased to announce the return of the iconic artful packaging in response to consumer demand. Celestial Seasonings is also launching five new flavors and re-releasing a fan favorite to help tea drinkers savor more magical experiences this hot tea season. Read More »

Tetley USA Launches New Line of Super Teas (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Mon September 19th 2016 @ 7:24 AM

Tetley USA, a subsidiary of the Tata Group, has introduced a new line of Tetley Super Teas, masterfully blended with dietary ingredients to help promote a balanced lifestyle. Crafted by Tetley's master tea blenders, the Tetley Super Teas line features six unique flavors, with some infused with essential vitamins including vitamin C, B6 and B7. Read More »

Starbucks Unveils New Tea Experience in Asia with Teavana Beverages and Full Leaf Teas (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Mon September 12th 2016 @ 9:57 PM

HONG KONG; September 12, 2016 – Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ:SBUX) today announced the introduction of Starbucks® Teavana™ as a core offering in more than 6,200 stores across its 16 markets in the China and Asia Pacific region. A new brand for Starbucks in Asia, Starbucks® Teavana™ Handcrafted Beverages and Full Leaf Tea Sachets are now available for the first time giving customers across Asia the opportunity to enjoy a range of unique iced and hot tea beverages with bold, layered flavors, handcrafted the way only Starbucks can. Read More »

contains audio content Something Wonderful Upon Which to Ponder - Guest Post by Susan Patterson aka Earlene Grey (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Sun September 11th 2016 @ 10:37 PM

Something Wonderful Upon Which to Ponder
We sleep together,
Like spoons, as they say. . . . . .

- Poem, audio, and discussion by Susan Patterson Read More »

Tea Trolley Volunteers - A Labor of Love by Gail Gastelu, The Tea House Times (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Mon September 5th 2016 @ 7:30 AM

If you work in the tea industry, it is very likely that your work is a labor of love. It is for me. - -  I’ve been holding this story for just the right time and since today is Labor Day, it seems fitting to share how tea is a labor of love not only for those of us in the industry but for anyone who shares tea with others. It’s the kind of love and caring through human connection that makes tea and everyone who partakes, special. Read More »

Simpson and Vail Announces Nine New Tea Blends (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Sun September 4th 2016 @ 9:54 PM

Simpson & Vail is excited with the new tea & tisane offerings for 2016.  The old-time tea company is launching nine new teas to their successful lines:  Literary teas, Dessert teas, Holiday teas and Fall flavored teas. Read More »

The Tea Room Chocolate & Tea Company Set to Launch 2 New Organic Chocolate Bar Fusions (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Sun September 4th 2016 @ 9:49 PM

The Tea Room Chocolate & Tea Company announces the first additions to their award-winning line of organic Chocolate Bar Fusions for the first time in 3 years. Due to popular demand and consistent requests for an extension to the line that consists of organic chocolate bars infused with organic teas, coffees, spices and other carefully cultivated flavor components from around the world, The Tea Room went back to the workshop to find flavors from the earth that would fuse seamlessly into their organic chocolate blends…..the results: A new twist on an old treat…Crème Brulée Milk Chocolate Bar, and an homage paid to flavors found in the place The Tea Room has called home for the past 9 years: California…..Orange, Almond, Vanilla Dark Chocolate Bar. Read More »

TEA COURSE FAST TRACK - Oct 1, Coffee Fest, Anaheim, CA (TeaCourseAdmin)
posted Sun August 28th 2016 @ 9:49 PM

LEARN MORE ABOUT TEA! - -  Learn about tea to enhance and improve your coffee, tea, or restaurant business. - - In four hours, you will gain the knowledge and confidence needed to get started with tea right away.  Read More »

TEA Town Hall Interactive - Coffee Fest - Anaheim, CA - September 30 - Meet the Panel! (TeaCourseAdmin)
posted Sun August 28th 2016 @ 9:40 PM

It's time for another TEA Town Hall! @Coffee Fest, Anaheim, CA - Friday, Sept 30, 11 am - It's a gathering place open to anyone taking an active part in the tea industry as their main business or part of another business. Read More »

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The Tea House Times Calendar - Upcoming Events
Local Time: Mon Sep 26 03:05:39 2016
Sep 30, 2016 TEA Town Hall Interactive - @Coffee Fest, Anaheim, CA - Fri. Sept 30, 11 a.m.
Oct 1, 2016 TEA COURSE FAST TRACK @Coffee Fest, Anaheim, CA - Oct 1, 1-5 pm
Tea in the Coffee Shop Setting - @Coffee Fest, Anaheim, CA - Oct 1, 8 am
Oct 2, 2016 TEA DISCOVERY EXHIBIT Sponsored by The Tea House Times @Coffee Fest
Coffee Fest, Ahaheim, CA - Sept 30-Oct 2, 2016
Matcha 101 - @Coffee Fest, Anaheim, CA - Oct 2, 8:55-10 am
Oct 11, 2016 Dining with Past Presidents - Oct 11, 3pm or 7 pm - Jamesburg, NJ
Oct 13, 2016 Discover African Foods and Tea - Oct 13, 11 am - Lakewood, NJ
Nov 1, 2016 Tea Knowledge: A Basic Tea Primer - Nov 1, 11 am - Lakewood, NJ
Nov 6, 2016 Coffee & Tea Festival, Philly (Oaks), PA - Nov 5-6, 2016
TEA COURSE FAST TRACK @Coffee & Tea Festival, Philly/Oaks, PA
Feb 19, 2017 Red Hat Society International Convention, Feb 16-19, NYC
Mar 19, 2017 Coffee Fest - Nashville, TN - March 17-19, 2017
Jun 11, 2017 Coffee Fest - Chicago, IL - June 9-11, 2017
Jun 15, 2017 World Tea Expo - Las Vegas, NV - June 13-15, 2017
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