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Tea Basics 108: What is White Tea?

Once the purview of only the Chinese elite, white tea has become popular across a wide spectrum of tea drinkers. It is now gaining a following in the West as a healthy and unique variety of tea. With the higher echelons of white teas fetching some of the best price margins in the business, many […]

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The Origins of Nepalese Tea

In many ways the tea industry in Nepal is only just beginning to realize its potential. Nepal has always been a reclusive country. Nestled against the Himalayas, it has, until very recently, resisted interference from and interaction with the rest of the world. Now through the expansion of its tea trade the world has begun […]

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Lemon Grass – A Stirring Addition to Your Tisanes

Lemon Grass (Cymbopogon citrates) is a well-known herb from Southeast Asia. It has been a staple in Thai cooking for some time, now it’s making its rounds as a flavorful ingredient in tisanes and tea blends. One of the beneficial properties of this herb is that it can contribute citrus-like lemon flavor to food or […]

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QTrade Teas & Herbs Foodservice Packing


This is a short introduction to our foodservice packaging options for hot and iced teas. It was shot at the World Tea Expo in Las Vegas. For more information on our hot or iced tea programs please visit http://www.qtradeteas.com.

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QTrade Sponsors World Tea Expo 2012

It’s that time of year again. The highlight of the tea industry in North America is fast approaching: World Tea Expo June 1-3, 2012 in Las Vegas, NV. Not only will we be participating in virtually all elements of the show, this year we are also platinum sponsors of the Expo. No other event brings together the members […]

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QTrade at SCAA Portland

QTrade Teas & Herbs is thrilled to announce that we will be exhibiting at the Specialty Coffee Association of America Event April 19-22nd  in Portland, Oregon. This trade show is a fantastic opportunity for people in the coffee industry to get better acquainted with one another, and with tea! Over the last few years we have seen unprecedented interest among […]

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Natural Products Expo West 2012

QTrade Teas & Herbs will be exhibiting at the Natural Products Expo West show March 9-11th at the Anaheim convention center! We will be exhibiting at Booth #2825 (Hall C). Stop by and say hello. Natural Products Expo is one of the largest expositions of organic products in North America. We are happy to be […]

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Tea Basics 107: What is Oolong Tea?

What is Oolong Tea? Oolong is one of the most complex categories of tea. It has the widest range of color and flavor and is the most intricate in its production. Grown almost exclusively in China and Taiwan, the word “oolong” literally means “black dragon” in Chinese. Mythology One of the best known varieties of Oolong […]

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How to Make Your Campus Fair Trade

Fair Trade and Systemic Change As the Fair Trade movement continues to grow, people are seeking innovative ways to bring the benefits of Fair Trade to more producers while increasing awareness at home. Students in particular have begun to realize that their personal decision to purchase Fair Trade products as often as possible, while noble, […]

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