Where the world’s biggest tea drinkers are

Nifty chart from Quartz showing per capita tea consumption by country. The U.S. at half a pound is well down the list but much of the tea sold here is blended with heavy ingredients, making the actual volume much higher.

Editor | Publisher | Consultant | Freelance Writer Dan is the founder of Tea Journey magazine and a contributing editor at STiR coffee and tea. He is the former editor and publisher of World Tea News, and a contributor to Fresh Cup, Specialty Coffee Retailer, and CoffeeTalk. His personal blog is In 2012 Dan supervised the successful re-launch of Tea Magazine where he was editor and publisher. This followed two years as editor and publisher of World Tea News. Dan has traveled widely, speaking on retail beverage trends in Canada and the United States at conferences in Dubai, UAE, Global Dubai Tea Forum (2016) and GDTF (2012 and 2014); World Tea Expo (2011-2015-2016); Canada Coffee & Tea Show (2011); Coffeefest; World Tea East and presented at the Tocklai Tea Research Institute Centennial, Jorhat, Assam (2011). He addressed the India International Tea Convention in Goa, India (2012). Dan is addressed COTECA conference attendees in Hamburg, Germany in September 2016, presented at the Xiamen Tea Fair in China, the DMCC Tea Centre hosted Global Dubai Tea Forum in 2016 and the Puer Specialty Coffee Forum hosted by the Yunnan Coffee Exchange in 2019.

2 comments on “Where the world’s biggest tea drinkers are

  1. Interesting stuff!

  2. Very interesting chart,
    queries: where is Pakistan ??
    : Germany is a major tea hub, did you take the re exports into account??
    thank you ,

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