The Push Is on for Artisanal Teas

The push is on for artisanal teas (usually marketed as “artisan teas”). A quick online search popped up thousands of hits and a number of tea vendors who even use the words “artisan” and “artisanal” in their company name. Marketing gimmick? Possibly. But that is not to say that artisanal teas aren’t worth a bit …

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Where Do the British Get Their Tea?

So where do those tea-swilling British get all of the millions of cups of tea that they put away in the course of a day? Once upon a time the answer to that was a simple one. They got it from China, which for quite some time was pretty much the only game in town. …

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