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Japanese Companies Shake Up Chinese Wulong Tea Industry

This is a timely story since we are featuring WuYi Shan oolongs this month. This is from the Herald Tribune/Asahi a national business paper published in Japan. Japan, as a tea producer, is strictly green tea. Chinese tea is the rage in Japan, and pretty expensive. The Japanese tea industry leads the world in tea… // MORE



Puer Factory

Steep Profits in Tea Collecting Across China

“Affluent young professionals spur craze in which vintages are valued like fine wine.” BEIJING — It was a savvy investment for the young Chinese couple — an impressive 900 per cent return in just two years. But instead of cashing in, they plan to drink it.” As you might guess, this is a story about… // MORE


Seven Cups photo of tea on shelves

The FDA, Green tea, Cancer

Going through information about tea and health is, at best, murky and confusing. What tea is good for your health and why?There is so much research out there that a full time researcher would be necessary to sort through it all. The FDA recently refused a request to issue a “qualified health claim” to label… // MORE


Picture of Assam tea pickers from MakeMyTrip

Assam’s people suffering under the yoke of tea

In the long, drawn-out legal struggle that has become fused to tea production in India, many impoverished workers are perishing while estate owners and statesmen hash out how one of the world’s most popular commodities while benefit people growing and processing. The following story is a little window into the huge, torturous saga that Indian… // MORE


Laoshe teahouse picture from laosheteahouse.net

National Museum Collects Pieces of Beijing “bowl tea” House

National Museum Collects Pieces of ‘Bowl Tea’ House Three hundred and eight items, including ceramic tea bowls, video and pictures entered the National Museum of China on Friday, representing China’s opening up to the outside in the past two decades. Yin Shengxi, a local official in a small street office in the downtown Beijing Dashila area,… // MORE


Lu Yu statue in Seven Cups tea house

Return of Tea-zilla

TIME-TESTED TEA China Daily article by Ye Jun 2005-06-03 09:13 To Zhao Yingli, a cup of tea is a lot more than a mixture of water and tealeaves. “When I look at tea, it speaks its own language,” the tea expert based in Beijing said. “To really get to know it, you need to learn… // MORE