PG Tips Line-up Expanding!

A top brand of tea in the UK is PG Tips, a Unilever brand. That special blend has been pleasing palates for over 75 years. In late February 2014 they added some updated blends and flavored teas to their line-up. Premium Range: PG Tips has found an exciting new way of making tea; by pressing …

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Tea for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is approaching once again. Whether or not you like to celebrate this religious-turned-secular holiday, it tends to make rather a splash in the media and as such you probably will hear something about the numerous celebrations taking place. But a holiday is a holiday (even if it’s not an official U.S. holiday), …

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What’s in a Name? – Tea Companies

According to Inc. Magazine the five characteristics of a great company name are that it should "stick" with those who encounter it; should tend toward brevity; be functional; tell a story; and invent a new language. Whether or not some of the better known tea companies have names that meet those standards is a matter …

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When a Breakfast Tea Isn’t

There are quite a few “breakfast blends” out there. These are teas that have been blended to “pack a punch” to help you start your day. However, some of these excel in flavor while remaining mild to such an extent that they go beyond breakfast. These blends often contain teas from the Assam, Nilgiri, and …

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Tea and the Pioneer Spirit — Getting the Most Out of Your Teas

By A.C. Cargill Tea is a precious commodity, one that you want to get every drop of value from. It takes a lot of labor, time, and effort to get those magic little tea leaves from the tea fields to your table. As one who lives the “tea life,” I appreciate this very much and …

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