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Let's Talk Tea!

Tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world next to water. It is the only beverage commonly served hot or iced, anytime, anywhere, for any occasion. On any given day, over 127 million Americans are drinking tea. Let's talk tea!

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Latest Activity: Jul 9, 2012

Category in TRANSITION! ($15 BILLION by 2012)

In 1990 the whole tea category in the U.S. was less than $1 BILLION.

Last year, the category grew about $1.5 BILLION ending up at about $7 BILLION ... with the lion’s share of growth going to specialty teas.

Where were those dollars captured?

What businesses are benefitting financially from these “new” consumer dollars?


Let's Talk Tea!

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Anyone home?

Started by Ray Welch Mar 21, 2011. 0 Replies

How many tea plants are there? Any favorites?

Started by David Enser. Last reply by Lee-Ann Ryan Aug 3, 2008. 4 Replies

my personal tea history

Started by dave the office slave Apr 12, 2008. 0 Replies

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Comment by FohBoh on July 21, 2009 at 11:08pm
Hi!
On behalf of everyone here at FohBoh, we want to thank all of you for taking part in this active, exciting community! Just wanted to drop you a line to let you know that Let's Talk Tea! is a featured group today! If you haven’t already, take a moment to write up a new blog post, start a new discussion or invite more friends to join your exciting group. Once again, thanks for participating in the FohBoh community. We look forward to hearing more from you!
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Comment by Patti on April 8, 2009 at 2:49pm
Anyone ever heard of Red Rooibois Tea? Know where I can buy it in bulk?
Please advise! TY Patti xoxo
Comment by susan holaday on January 18, 2009 at 11:27am
Premium Tea Outlet has an ad on my site at www.foodserviceeast.com- their tea from Sri Lanka is the freshest on the market, they claim. I'm very fond of the ginger and lemon teas, although every one I've tried so far is excellent.
Comment by susan holaday on October 19, 2008 at 10:01am
Just back from the Natural Food Products Expo where I had wonderful teas from Sri Lanka from Premium Tea Outlet in Reading, MA, a new importing company that has some really great products. Also went to a tasting of Numi's new Puerh teas made from leaves from ancient tea trees in China - the Mint was my favorite as well as Magnolia with a floral tone.

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Comment by Keith Bernhardt on October 5, 2008 at 3:32am
Any "sun tea" lovers out there ?
Comment by Judy "the foodie" Asman on September 22, 2008 at 2:57pm
Right now, I'm enjoying Good Earth's caffeine free original sweet & spicy. The flavors just pop and they don't use sugar!
 
 
 

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