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Will Teavana's Online Store Stay Open?

Will Teavana's Online Store Stay Open?
Updated: Aug. 24th, 2017
Starbucks has been conspicuously silent on whether or not they will keep the online store open following closure of Teavana's physical locations.

Dropshipping in the Tea Industry

Dropshipping in the Tea Industry
Updated: Aug. 3rd, 2017
Dropshipping, when a retailer does not carry inventory, has pros and cons, but in the tea industry, the experience for the customer tends to be poor.

Brewing Temperature for Tea

Brewing Temperature for Tea
Updated: Aug. 3rd, 2017
This article goes into more depth on the topic of what temperature water to use for steeping various teas.

Styles, Types, & Varieties of Tea

Tea: black, green, oolong, white, Pu-erh, Flavored: Chai, Earl Grey, Jasmine, Herbals: Rooibos, Mate, ...

White Peony Tea

White Peony Tea
Updated: Sep. 19th, 2017
White peony tea (bai mu dan) is a white tea of Chinese origin, and one of the most widely-available styles of white tea.

Guricha / Tamaryokucha

Guricha / Tamaryokucha
Updated: Sep. 19th, 2017
Guricha, also called Tamaryokucha, is a type of Japanese green tea whose leaves have a somewhat curved shape.

Hibiscus Tea

Hibiscus Tea
Updated: Sep. 17th, 2017
Hibiscus tea is a tangy herbal tea made from the roselle plant. Hibiscus tea can lower blood pressure and reduce fever.

Tea Producing Countries and Regions

China: Fujian, Yunnan, Anhui, Zhejiang, India: Darjeeling, Assam, Japan, Ceylon, Taiwan, Kenya, ...

Russia

Russia
Updated: Sep. 8th, 2017
Although most of Russia is too cold to grow tea, the region along the black sea, near Sochi, produces some tea.

Bihar, India

Bihar, India
Updated: Aug. 28th, 2017
Bihar is a region in Northeast India, little-known for tea production, but home to the well-known Doke estate.

Italy

Italy
Updated: Aug. 11th, 2017
Italy does not grow tea, but it produces bergamot oranges, used to flavor Earl Grey tea, and various herbs used in herbal teas.

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