Rooibos booms in Japan


Rooibos is becoming a big deal in Japan – one of the largest tea-drinking nations in the world – with exports of our indigenous tea hitting record highs in 2018.

 

13 Surprising Health Benefits Of Matcha Tea


The health and fitness world is continuously getting attention due to recent discoveries in both food and exercises that provide benefits to a lot of people. Health advocates are successful in promoting a healthy lifestyle to others by introducing foods that provide massive benefits to an individual compared to its density, which they call superfoods.

 

Did You Know There Is Ink In Your Tea?


Like any plant, the tea plant is composed of hundreds of different compounds. Some of the most interesting ones fall into the category of polyphenols, so called because of their molecular structure. These compounds, specifically a sub-category called “tannins” are responsible for the dark color you sometimes get in tea and they also account for the possible health benefits of tea.

 

How tea has empowered women through the ages


Drinking tea has played a central role in the lives of women across the globe for centuries… It’s hard to imagine a world without tea, but like much of written history, the tale of women’s roles and how instrumental they were in shaping tea commerce as we know it today, has not been well told.

 

Cape Town’s first dedicated Tea Parlour is closing down


Lady Bonin’s Tea, a Cape Town bar solely dedicated to serving tea, is closing its doors on Long street after 3 years.

 

Bangladeshi man invents seven-layered Chai Tea


One of Heston Blumenthal’s most famous Fat Duck concoctions is a cup of tea that stays piping hot on one side of the cup and stone cold on the other.

 

A Turk consumes an average of 1,300 cups of tea every year


A Turkish person consumes an average of 1,300 cups of tea every year, according to the head of a coffeehouse association.

 

UK Company Launches Edible Tea Range


UK based Nim’s Fruit Crisps has launched its own range of tea and infusions.

 

3 Ways To Cook With Tea


Whether you Earl Grey all the way, keep calm with a herbal or feel a little nice with fruit and spice, tea goes beyond the humble cup in these tea-riffic dishes.

 

Why green tea could be ruining your liver


“You need a liver transplant. This has to happen fast as you only have less than a week to live.” Jim received this shocking news from his doctor three weeks after he and his wife noticed a slight change in his health. Jim McCants’ story ran on BBC news on October 2018.