Archive | June, 2011

World Tea Expo 2011 Recap

Now that the dust has begun to settle, our booth has returned to the warehouse, and we have finally caught up on our sleep, we thought it would be a good idea to recap our time at the World Tea Expo. It was a whirl-wind tour of all things tea for QTrade Teas & Herbs […]

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Tea leaves set out to begin withering

Tea Basics 101: What is Tea?

What is tea, you ask?  This question is both simple and complex. A Simple Definition All “true” teas (White tea, Green tea, Oolong tea, Black tea, and Pu’erh tea) come from a single plant: Camellia sinensis.  The word “tea” can refer to the plant itself, the leaves of the plant, or the beverage made from brewing […]

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The US Tea Market Experiences Unprecedented Growth

The US consumed more tea in 2010 than the UK. RTD and iced tea lead the way into the largest quantity of tea ever imported into the US. This reality is clearly seen in the average grocery store where bottled sodas have begun to cede their shelf space to RTD teas like Arizona, Lipton and […]

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