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2009-03-22 13:20:00

The amount of tea imported into the United States is projected to have risen 7 percent last year, as people increasingly turn to green tea for its perceived health benefits, the Tea Association of the U.S.A. said Saturday. "Tea enjoys positive imagery regarding its contributions to health versus other beverages," said the association's president, Joe Simrany, at a convention in Florida. "This is virtually just the tip of the iceberg. Packers are beginning to use a health message to sell," he...

2009-03-13 15:54:09

A British researcher says a person's morning coffee or tea really does taste better when served from a favorite mug as part of a ritual. Dr. Tom Stafford, a psychologist from England's Sheffield University, said the brains of coffee and tea drinkers are trained to believe that maximum enjoyment of the beverage comes from following a specific ritual, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. Drinking tea and coffee is very ritualistic and people become very addictive to the way they want their brew...

2009-01-16 16:24:40

British tea company Twinings said consumers in Britain and the United States are shunning premium blends for cheaper builders' tea. The company said sales of its premium teas have slowed in recent years and dropped in the face of the current economic woes, while sales of the more traditional and less expensive builders' tea have risen, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. The Telegraph said the rise in popularity of less expensive teas has led some British supermarket chains, including Tesco,...

2009-01-09 14:08:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- What really happened when Mo Seigel returned to Celestial Seasonings after selling the company to Kraft? This and other true tales are all part of the fascinating story from local award-winning author Barry W. Cooper. Cooper shares with us his path to becoming the "Indiana Jones of Tea" in Silver Spoons, Mad Baboons, and Other Tales of Tea (240 pp., $24.95, ISBN 0977739716). Cooper won a 2008 IPPY Independent Publishing Award for this mix of adventure...

2008-12-10 15:26:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Botanical Council (ABC) has officially launched its Adopt-an-Herb program, following Tea Dragon Films'(http://www.themeaningoftea.com) adoption of tea (Camellia sinensis). For the next three years, Tea Dragon Films will provide ABC financial support to ensure that abstracts (summaries) of the latest published scientific and clinical research on tea are made available within ABC's HerbMedPro database, one of the most robust and...

2008-12-01 12:53:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Amanzi Tea (www.amanzitea.com), a unique tea bar and retailer, announced today that in celebration of its first Manhattan location opening Saturday, December 6th, it is offering free "amanzi tea flu shots" made of double strength, freshly brewed Green tea on Saturdays, December 6th, 13th and 20th from noon until four. This is a healthy and natural way to boost one's immune system with the onset of winter. In a recent study, immunologists at Harvard...

2008-09-15 12:00:23

Salada Tea announced today the launch of its national "Unbottle Your Tea" educational campaign to promote the consumption of freshly brewed tea as a healthier, less expensive and more environmentally friendly alternative to bottled teas. Consumers that switch from drinking bottled tea to freshly brewed tea made with tea bags will take in approximately 95 percent more antioxidants, help decrease pollution and greenhouse gases, and save money. Tea is the most widely consumed beverage in...

2008-08-20 09:01:08

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in its 10-year history, Sweet Leaf Tea, makers of premium and all-natural ready-to-drink beverages, has been named to the Inc. 5000 Index, Inc. magazine's annual list of the nation's fastest-growing, privately-held companies. Known as well for its irreverent corporate culture as its award-winning products, Sweet Leaf Tea has been ranked # 891 on the 2008 Inc. 5000 list. The company also ranked #19 in the Top 50 Businesses in...

2008-08-17 15:00:10

By TINA FIRESHEETS Need an evening out with your girlfriends? How about an elegant afternoon tea with dainty finger sandwiches at the O. Henry Hotel? Or a soothing organic sugar scrub at Chakras Spa? What about wine on the patio at Cafe Europa or a yoga class followed by a cup of exotic tea at Yoga Cafe? There are plenty of options when it comes to a girls' afternoon or evening out in the Triad. If you and your gal pals are up for some pampering, there are a number of day spas...

2008-06-24 15:03:08

MEXICO - The Mexico Public Library will host an American Girl Tea Party for girls ages 5 to 11 at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, at the Calvin Lyons Hall, next door to the library. Those attending will meet American Girl, Kit, and travel back in time with her to 1934 during the Great Depression. Girls will work on a craft and play games from that era. In addition, they will participate in a Little Orphan Annie Radio Program. A real tea party with light refreshments will be held. American Girl...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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