The Tea Biz podcast connects tea professionals directly with experts in the tea lands. Listen as their voices reveal the global news, innovations, cultural insights, and consumer trends impacting the tea industry.

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Transparency is grounded in the stories told at origin.

Tea is a fascinating and intricate topic… far more complex than anyone can master. That is why the Tea Biz Portal enlists 40 voices skilled in 12 languages to tell the story of tea. Our expertise resides in storytelling by professionals who know the tea lands from birth and speak the native tongue.

Dan Bolton Editor | Tea Biz Podcast | Blog | Tea Journey Magazine

Earlier Episodes

  • India's oldest captive elephant passes at 89

    India Tea Board Weighs Auditor Concerns | Overindulgence and High ABV Tea | Tea Stalwart: India’s Oldest Captive Elephant Dies

    India Tea Board Carefully Weighs Auditor Concerns: Additional Resources Needed to Market Tea | Overindulgence and High ABV Tea | India’s Oldest Captive Elephant Dies | PLUS Tea is intricately woven into India’s cultural tapestry. In its latest marketing campaign, Tata Tea Premium acknowledges and elevates several of the Indian state’s distinctive patterns in fabric…

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  • Tea smallholders in Kokrajhar, District, Assam

    India Audit Cites Tea Board’s Regulatory Shortfalls | China Tea Exports Decline

    India Government Audit Cites Regulatory Shortfalls of Tea Board: More than a third of tea smallholders were not registered by March 2021 | China Tea Exports Decline | China Travel Restrictions Ease | Kenya Tea Production is Up, Exports are Down | PLUS Entry is now open for the Leafies International Tea Awards, organized by…

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  • Kericho Tea Garden

    CVC May Sell Kericho Tea Estates | Dunkin’ Launches Hard Iced Tea and Coffee

    CVC Capital Partners Exploring Sale of Kericho Tea Gardens: Unilever Brands Not for Sale | Dunkin’ Will Soon Begin Selling Hard Tea at Select US Locations in 12 States | A Study Using UK Biobank Data Shows Tea Flavonoids May Lower the Risk of Gout | PLUS Phil Rushworth loves adventure camping, canoeing, climbing, and…

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  • JDE Peet’s Will Withdraw Global Tea and Coffee Brands from Russian Market

    Sustainable Practices are Correlated to Brand Loyalty: Age and income influence consumer loyalty, healthy brand attributes help | JDE Peet’s Will Halt Sales of its Best-Known Tea and Coffee Brands in Russia | The UN Global Peace Council Honors WomenServe Founder Nioma Narissa Sadler | PLUS | The recently concluded International Plantations Sustainability Summit hosted…

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  • Trustea Celebrates 10th Anniversary

    Trustea Celebrates 10th Anniversary

    Kenya’s KTDA Chair Resigns Following Tea Reforms Conference | David Ichoho later Withdrew a Lawsuit Alleging His Resignation was Forced | Nestle Announces Cost-Effective Sugar Reduction Technology | AriZona Unveils a Hard Iced Tea – Monster is next | PLUS Trustea was launched in 2013 by tea industry stakeholders, and producers determined to elevate the…

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  • Merrill J. Fernando

    Unrelenting Heat is Lowering Tea Yields

    Unrelenting Heat is Lowering Tea Yields | Global average air temperatures reach a new high | Herbal Tea Market Growth is Accelerating | Dilmah Tea Founder Merrill J Fernando Passes | PLUS Pradeep Kumar Sacitharan, CEO of London-based Donsfield discusses the critical role of data in defining consumer demand | Episode 126

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  • Rohit Jawa, CEO HUL

    Iran and Sri Lanka Revive $250 Million Tea-for-Oil Barter

    Iran and Sri Lanka Revive $250 Million Tea-for-Oil Barter | Decade Old Oil Debt to be Settled in $5 Million Monthly Installments of Tea | India Exporters Expect Iran to Resume Buying Tea Halted Since November | Israel Declares Wissotzky Tea a Monopoly | Rohit Jawa Takes Charge at Hindustan Unilever | PLUS Organizers of…

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  • Recognition for Tan Cy Henry

    India Reviews Raw Leaf Price-Sharing Formula

    India Reviews Raw Leaf Price-Sharing Formula | Consultants BDO India has six months to complete an extensive report on cultivation and processing costs | US Fast-food Outlets Have Yet to Rollout Boba Nationally | The European Speciality Tea Association Offers Tea Barista Foundation Certificates to Coffee Shop Staff | PLUS The school teaches that knowledge…

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  • Chinese cold brew retail concept

     Thirst-Quenching Cold Brew Teas

    As Temperatures Rise, Tea is Ideally Suited to Quench the World’s Thirst | Consumers favor boldly flavored, non-sweetened blends | Kenya’s Costly Tea Crisis | The Tea Association of India Lists Industry Concerns | PLUS The Smallholder Factories in Sri Lanka invest in training, wellness, and educational programs, including internships for second-generation farmers, to earn…

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  • Vikas Khanna & Bala Sarda

    International Tea Day Makes a Big Splash

    A Billion People Participate in Earth Day Activities | Earth Day Organizers Honor Just Ice Tea Founder Seth Goldman | Iran Snubs India Suppliers as Tea Exports Set Record | Long-Running Drought in Kenya Depresses Tea Yields | Vahdam Launches Spice Line

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