Author: Dan Bolton

Editor | Publisher | Podcaster | Consultant | Journalist Dan is the founder of Tea Journey Magazine, the Tea Biz Podcast and Blog, and a contributing editor at STiR coffee and tea. He is the former editor and publisher of Tea Magazine, former editor and publisher of World Tea News, and former editor-in-chief at Specialty Coffee Retailer, then headquartered in San Francisco. Dan has traveled the tea lands, speaking on retail beverage trends in Canada and the United States and at conferences in Europe, China, India, Australia, the Middle East, South America, and Africa.
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Global Tea Per Capita Now 800 Grams

Tea Consumption Rising Globally | In London, the International Tea Committee revises the per capita benchmark globally to an average of 800 grams, noting a 113% increase in tea consumption during the past 20 years | Parcel Carriers Hike Rates as Delivery Demand Declines | Tea Drinkers Experience Lower Risk of Diabetes | PLUS Meet Padmanabhan Subramaniam, a remarkable tea farmer from the Nilgiris whose Facebook series “Knowledge Sharing is Caring” showcases farmers’ successes and achievements.

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FAO Report: Sustainable Ag Stalled

FAO Report: Progress Toward Sustainable Agriculture has Stalled in Many Regions | Tea Relief for Pakistan | MK Shah Exports vs Outsider in Bidding Contest for McLeod Russel India | PLUS Jami Lewchik, head of TAZO sustainability initiatives in the US, discusses TAZO’s long-term ambition to transform its products and the brand’s entire business operations into a regenerative approach.

Well stocked tea aisle in Moscow grocery store.
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There’s Ample Tea for Sanctioned Russians

Domestic Tea Brands Close the Gap: Six months after the US and EU imposed sanctions, the tea aisles in Russian grocery stores display few European brands, but the shelves are not bare | Kenya’s Tea Industry Suffers Collateral Damage Due to Sanctions | Tata Consumer Products is on the Hunt | PLUS A conversation with Kevin Gascoyne on the Evolution of Experiential Retail evident in the reimagined and remodeled Camellia Sinensis tea house in Montreal