The TEA House Times MarApr2017 Issue is Ready! (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Tue February 21st 2017 @ 9:08 AM
The Tea House Times March/April 2017 issue is ready. - - - For Digital .pdf access: Current subscribers log in above.
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Celebrating Ceylon Tea – Special Features – by Gail Gastelu, The Tea House Times (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Tue February 21st 2017 @ 8:52 AM
Greetings my dear tea friends! I am very, very excited to announce that our March/April 2017 issue is ready!! This expanded special edition features Ceylon tea as will our May/June and July/August issues. . .all leading into more 150th Anniversary celebrations for Ceylon tea! Read More »
Sri Lanka: Ceylon Tea Growing Regions (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Tue February 21st 2017 @ 8:13 AM
(Ceylon Tea Growing Regions by Linda Villano - find an expanded, detailed article on this topic in the March/April issue of The Tea House Times - subscribe)
Upon reading about or hearing Bordeaux or Tuscany or Napa mentioned it’s quite likely that wine immediately comes to mind. When specialized agricultural products are discussed, it’s inevitable that growing regions are key to the conversation. Such references provide a sort of short-hand for specific characteristics and flavor profiles associated with the products. This is the case for specialty tea as well. Read More »
CEYLON TEA, The Journey: Sri Lanka, Part 1 - Guest Post by Linda Villano, SerendipiTea (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Tue February 21st 2017 @ 7:48 AM
Gail Gastelu, owner/publisher of the much acclaimed The Tea House Times, was invited by the Sri Lanka Tea Board to cover the 150th year anniversary of Ceylon Tea. Thanks to a gracious invitation from Gail to accompany her on this extraordinary assignment last month, I have a treasure trove of experiences to share. It's an enormous honor to have been involved! Read More »
February Soup Tasting - Guest Post by Kim Hendrickson, Salvia Press (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Tue February 21st 2017 @ 7:07 AM
I have a tradition of doing cookie exchanges close to Christmas….Let me rephrase that: I have a tradition of having cookie tasting/recipe exchanges. The focus of this approach is more on experimentation and less on taking home dozens of (forgive me!) cookies one doesn’t love! Read More »
One Source (Variations From One Root) - Guest Post by Susan Patterson (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Tue February 21st 2017 @ 6:51 AM
One Source (Variations From One Root)
Tea comes in many variations,
And so do we.
We naively think
There are many different kinds. . . . .
- Poem, audio, and discussion by Susan Patterson Read More »
Penton's World Tea Expo, June 13 - 15 in Las Vegas (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Mon February 20th 2017 @ 8:29 PM
World Tea Expo (#WorldTeaExpo or #WTE17), the leading tradeshow focused on advancing the business of tea, takes place June 13 – 15, 2017 (with a pre-conference program on June 12) in Las Vegas, Nev. at the Las Vegas Convention Center North Hall. This year's event features more educational content and speakers, new and extended hours for the product-filled expo hall, and a new networking reception on the show floor – all to help businesses capitalize on tea's growing position and popularity in the marketplace. Registration and conference details are available at WorldTeaExpo.com (the early-bird registration deadline ends April 28).
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Bigelow Tea announces a new nine of wellness teas that puts the fun back in functional. (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Mon February 20th 2017 @ 12:00 AM
With tea consumption on the rise, Bigelow Tea announces good news for both avid tea drinkers who drink tea daily for pleasure as well as those who turn to tea when feeling under the weather. Read More »
New Pricing For Kyuemon’s Coffee Filter Line (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Mon February 13th 2017 @ 9:17 AM
Victoria BC – Kyuemon is very pleased to announce that unit wholesale pricing has been significantly adjusted to reflect the growing number of orders from the North American market. Read More »
THE CELEBRATION OF 150 YEARS OF ‘CEYLON TEA’ IN 2017 (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Mon December 19th 2016 @ 12:00 PM
The Tea Industry of Sri Lanka will celebrate its 150th Anniversary in 2017. The commercial cultivation of tea commenced in 1867, fortuitously supplanting coffee, which, till then, was the country’s main cash crop, shortly thereafter devastated by a ravaging plant blight. A Scotsman named James Taylor is reputed to have developed the first commercial plantation and commenced the manufacture of Tea on Loolcondera Estate, Hewaheta. He was followed by other pioneers, who not only contributed agriculturally, but also helped create the infrastructure, which continues to facilitate the supply chain of this great Industry. Read More »