Archive | August, 2011

A Closer Look at Lemon Myrtle

We are pleased to bring you information this week on Lemon Myrtle (Backhousia citriodora) as a continuation of our series of articles on herbs and spices. This herb is a phenomenal ingredient in our tea blends and is respected by high class chefs in the culinary world as well. It was introduced into the US […]

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QTrade @ World Tea East

World Tea East is the trade show put on by World Tea Media designed especially for tea-fans on the East Coast. With this year’s World Tea East just a few days away, we thought we’d share a brief overview of how we will be involved in the show. Come see us September 9-10, 2011 at […]

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China Site Visit: Tea Color Sorter

This is footage take from one of QTrade’s recent site visits to our producers in China. This machine takes the recently harvested tea leaves and separates the leaves from stalk or other foreign particles by color. If the machine detects anything other than tea leaves a blast of air will separate the foreign material from […]

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Tea Basics 102: Where Does Tea Come From?

Tea is traditionally  grown in a tea garden. A garden can vary in size from a few bushes to hundreds of acres in size. Every major tea-producing country has its own specialties in the industry. Each country offers its own unique terroir and cultural practices in producing and handling tea. There are five traditional tea-producing […]

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QTrade Makes a “Strong Impression” at the North American Tea Championship

A press release issued today by World Tea Media began with the teaser:  “QTrade Teas & Herbs Makes a Strong Impression, Taking the Most First-Place Wins.” We are also thrilled to learn that seven of the eight teas we entered in the competition received an award. Our first place entries include: “Earthy Treasure,”  Pu’erh Tea […]

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Ron Eng to Serve on Specialty Tea Institute’s Advisory Board

We are happy to announce that Ronald Eng has been elected to the Specialty Tea Institute’s 2011 Advisory Board. Ron will serve as a member of the board for a two year term, contributing to the direction of the Institute. Ron is no stranger to tea education, he frequently gives lectures on various aspects of […]

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See Our Ad in Quick-service Restaurant Magazine

This is the ad we are running in QSR Magazine for the next three months. Our award-winning foodservice-ready iced teas are perfect for any restaurant or large scale foodservice environment. Contact us for more details.

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