Recent Podcasts

Tea Biz Podcast | Episode 24

Tea Industry News for the week ending July 2

| Logistics Companies Invest to Right the Ship
| Newly Elected KTDA Board Ousts Executives
| Hain Celestial Streamlines Tea Selections

PLUS Alicia Gentili on the challenges of establishing a new tea garden in the English Channel and Dorje Tea targets India’s domestic market in an attempt to revive Darjeeling’s Selim Hill.

Tea Biz Podcast | Episode 23

Tea Industry News for the week ending June 25

| Sri Lanka’s Clean Tea Ambitions
| COVID’s Toll on Tea Garden Workers
| Tea Day Auction Yields Record Prices
| Nayuki’s Lucrative IPO

PLUS Maria Uspenski explains the relationship of beneficial adaptogens and tea and Jeff Champeau explains that marketing seasonality is a great way to introduce craft-brewed tea into our lives.

Tea Biz Podcast | Episode 22

Tea Industry News for the week ending June 19

| Cold Brew is Trending for Iced Tea Month
| DAVIDsTEA in Canada Settles its Debts
| Kenya Exports Surge but Auction Prices Remain Low

PLUS Smith Teamaker’s Ravi Kroesen explains the company’s new plant-based café concept and Amy Dubin-Nath talks about the future of whole leaf Indian teas.

Tea Biz Podcast | Episode 21

Tea Industry News for the week ending June 12

| Inflation Dampens Enthusiasm Over Rising Tea Prices
| India’s Tea Industry Under Duress
| European Union Grants Rooibos GI Protection

PLUS Jan Holzapfel, owner of Germany’s Ronnefeldt Tea, discusses sustainable wholesale and Kyle Whittington review INFUSED Adventures in Tea by Henrietta Lovell.

Tea Biz Podcast | Episode 20

Tea Industry News for the week ending June 4

| Inflation Dampens Enthusiasm Over Rising Tea Prices
| Pandemic Powers Organic Sales
| Tea Cafes Cautiously Re-opening
| Tata Expands Direct-to-Customer Range
| Buyers Spend Big at Chinese International Tea Expo

PLUS Japan Tea Marathon begins July 23 and Jessica Woollard takes us on a tour of Vancouver’s Chinatown.