Over the Teacups

Giving Voice to the Tea Industry

Purple Tea – Kenya Tea Research

Purple tea joins high quality black, green and orthodox Kenya teas produced for export. The purple tea clones are pre-released as part of the government’s vision 2030 and Medium-Term Plan 2008-2012 (MTP), targeting new tea products diversification and value addition in order to enhance productivity of teas as well as to boost economic growth in the agricultural sector.

Where is Tea Grown and Produced?

Tea has been a revered beverage for over 2,000 years. Today, it enjoys popularity as the second most widely consumed beverage in the world – second only to water. It even outranks coffee! What was originally discovered as a bush in China has now become the much heralded beverage of drinkers everywhere.
China
Chinese people have long […]

Tea Prices Fluid in 2010

Just as the good news that tea prices may stabilize in 2010, in comes cold water to douse our hopes. Tea importers into the USA are attempting to soften the impact to consumers. Tea prices will more than likely have a significant increase in 2010.