The women behind Vietnamese tea

Earlier this week I returned from Vietnam where I had been visiting green, black and shan tea gardens and factories in the Son La and Phu Tho provinces.

Navigating the emerging market of CBD-infused beverages

On 25 July, San Francisco, California hosted the first cannabis drink expo bringing together drink producers, manufacturers, distributers and breweries to discuss both the potential and challenges with this emerging market.

Can coffee help fight obesity?

Scientists from the University of Nottingham have discovered that drinking a cup of coffee can stimulate what is known as ‘brown fat’, the body’s internal fat fighters, which could be the key to battling obesity and diabetes.

Make it a tea, but ice it…

World Tea Expo kicked off this week (12-14 June) in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event, which focuses on specialty tea, is the largest B2B tea event in the United States.

Fighting a tax on tea, again

Tea and instant/extracts of tea have become the latest product victims in the United States’ tariff war with China.

CBD-infused beverage market: seller beware

In one of my first blogs of 2019, I discussed the top five non-alcoholic beverage trends in the National Restaurant Association’s (NRA) 2019 What’s Hot Culinary Forecast. The top trend was cannabis/CBD-infused drinks.

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