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[Note: The image above is not a link. Links to videos on MSN video are provided below] We were told a while back that green tea was good for us. Well, is it? NBC’s news divisions attempt to investigate the rising popularity of green tea in the United States. 1. First up, NBC Chief Science […]

Yes, Virginia, tea does grow in these here United States. [photo via: If a personal tea tour is your cup of tea, head south. From September 5 to September 7, Denise LeCroy, the owner of The Heart of Tea in Moncks Corner, SC will be playing hostess to what sounds like a truly fascinating […]

In a recent study commissioned by the Tea Board of India, Maharashtra has emerged as the Indian state that consumes the most tea. West Bengal (home to Darjeeling and the Dooars) and Assam — India’s largest tea producing states — ranked 9th and 14th respectively. India consumes about 755.52 million kilos of tea, which equates […]

Lucky You!


If you’re reading this blog from the United States, and you like tea – then you should consider yourself rather lucky. Richard Guzauskas, the chairman of the Specialty Tea Institute correctly points out a major disparity in the availability of specialty teas between nations that do not produce tea and those that do. He says: […]

6.2 Billion: US Tea Industry sales (US Dollars) in 2005. 3 Billion: Approximate number of cups of tea consumed worldwide every day. 200 Million: Approximate number of kilos of tea exported by India in 2005. 3.2 Million: Number of tons of tea produced worldwide in 2005. 800,000: Number of tons of tea produced in China […]