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Dietary Recommendation for Flavanols Found in Tea

Colombo Tea Prices Reach an All-Time High | India Rolls Out a Digital Retail Network for Small Grocers | PLUS Tea growers in Kumaon, India turn to Young Mountain Tea founder Raj Vabel to finance construction of a farmer-owned tea processing facility.

Tea News for the week ending October 14

Following years of discussion, nutrition researchers published the first intake recommendations for a bioactive compound and are now pressing the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to add plant-based flavanols to their dietary recommendations due to their significant health benefits.

| Colombo Tea Prices Reach an All-Time High
| India Rolls Out a Digital Retail Network for Small Grocers

| PLUS Tea growers in Kumaon, India turn to Young Mountain Tea founder Raj Vabel to finance construction of a farmer-owned tea processing facility large enough to sustain a village of several hundred workers.

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