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The Origins of Ceylon Tea

History Ceylon tea traces its roots back to British colonial times, even the term “Ceylon” hearkens back to the British name for Sri Lanka. Tea was first introduced as a replacement crop for coffee, which was wiped out by blight in the mid 1800s. James Taylor is the man widely credited with developing the tea […]

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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 @ 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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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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