Falling short of expectations

I recently attended the Global Tea Initiative’s 5th Annual Tea Colloquium at the University of California (UC) at Davis. This year’s theme was The Great Debate: Discussions on Tea and Wine. It was co-organized with UC Davis’s Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science.

The Importance of Quality Control

One way to deliver a safe and consistent product is to have a strong Quality Control Culture and Program in place and working reliably. Quality Control involves having multiple procedures to confirm the products we make are food safe and that the taste, feel and smell of our products are always outstanding.

Bridging the gap between consumers and coffee farmers

At the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) earlier this week, Farmer Connect and IBM announced a new consumer mobile application called Thank My Farmer, which will allow coffee drinkers to trace their coffee to understand its quality and origin, and even support the coffee producer.

The Power of a Cup of Coffee

The other day I was waiting to pay for my coffee, and I discovered that it had already been paid for me. That simple, kind gesture, made my day.

At Bigelow Tea, everyone is family

At this year’s Tea Association of the USA Holiday Dinner, David and Eunice Bigelow, the second-generation leaders of Bigelow Tea, were honoured.

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