These are all the posts that have been tagged with Japan.
With an ideal geographic allocation close to the equator, high peaks and volcanic soils, the tea plant is thriving in Indonesia, but is not profitable enough compared to other cash crops.
The rise of emerging markets across Southeast Asia for more than two decades has brought about a stunning rise in coffee consumption to the region’s already fast-expanding economies. From the biggest players in the traditional markets like the Philippines and Japan, to new giants such as China, South Korea, Indonesia and Vietnam, this is a welcome development for the coffee market and analysts expect the Asia coffee boom to set new records for world growth in coming years.
The Asia Pacific market is expected to continue to experience dramatic coffee growth in the coming years. However, local brands–and mixes–dominate, so international players looking to enter the ASEAN market must ensure their brands “feel local” and cater to local tastes.
Growing over half of the global tea output on around 70 percent of the world’s tea acreage, more than 15 million small farmers are major stakeholders, but they are also the most fragile link of the supply chain.
Given its purported health benefits, I have been trying to find ways to incorporate green tea into my diet (I’m not a fan of its grassy taste), and I think I may have finally found the perfect way—matcha latte martinis!
The first of this two-part series examines new categories of added value associated with specialty coffee, particularly specialty coffee sourced directly from individual farms in small lots through a transparent and traceable model.
Starbucks has introduced Nitro Cold Brew on tap at its first location in the UK in London, with plans to roll out to up to 100 more stores around the country this summer.
With the start of a new year, Starbucks is launching new winter beverages around the world. From Asia to the UK, Starbucks’ global customers have a wide array of new beverages from which to choose.
ITO EN (North America) Inc. a leading premier green tea company and innovator of healthy beverages, announced that two of its award-winning matcha LOVE Organic unsweetened ready-to-drink teas, Traditional and Ginger, have rolled out to 450 CVS Pharmacy stores across the United States.
Although the Nordic people are the world’s most avid coffee drinkers, they have recently started to embrace quality teas, attracted not only by the novelty but also by the wellness and health benefits of this alternative hot cup.
Starbucks Coffee opened its newest flagship store in Asia, located in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on 7 October.
Through Chagusaba, Japan connects with the Earth Special report: Indonesia part IV Global coffeehouse trends There’s nothing hotter than cold brew tea Coffeehouses hit the mark with food
Although well regarded as a leader in agricultural technology, Japan still practices a sensory-focused, labour intensive traditional tea grass integrated process known as chagusaba.
I’m writing this column upon my recent return from the SCAA Symposium and Expo, and as I’m preparing to leave for our annual trade show, Tea & Coffee World Cup, which takes place in Kraków, Poland, May 10-12th.