$5 Cup of Tea – Meet $6 Cup of Tea

What's the largest sum of money you'd pay for a cup of tea? My answer is not very much, though I can't really narrow it down to a precise dollar (or cents) figure. I've discoursed on tea economics here many times now and I won't go into it too deeply except to say that the …

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The Price of Tea in China…and Everywhere Else

While it is true that, as a beverage, tea offers an excellent value for your money when compared to wine, there are some tea prices that can really strain the pocketbook. These teas can cost consumers upwards of $10 per ounce, making their purchase prohibitive, especially when a merchant requires a minimum purchase of two …

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