Kenyan President William Ruto announced a new public-private tea processing and packaging facility in Dongo Kundu, Mombasa | Euromonitor Report Advises Retailers to Target Customers by Type | Lipton to Launch a Hard Tea Brand in 2023 | PLUS Peris Mudida, CEO of the newly re-established Kenya Tea Board in Nairobi, shares her vision and describes the tea board’s mandate to regulate, sustainably develop, and promote the tea sub-sector.
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.
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.
Dr. Roshan Rajadurai, the Managing Director of Hayleys’ Plantations, left, discusses with Tea Biz correspondent and PMD Tea MD Dananjaya Silva how organizational discipline and adaptations enabled tea production to continue during the pandemic and recent economic hardships.
Tea brands brace for a downturn as core inflation remains high, undermining consumer confidence | Starbucks Announces a Retail Renaissance | Orthodox Tea Exports Fall Short of Demand | PLUS Hayleys MD Roshan Rajadurai discusses how Sri Lankan plantations adapted and continue to produce tea during the country’s worst economic crisis.