Is Chinese Tea Safe To Drink?

I was in Shanghai between Christmas and New Year’s Eve, just as the first mention of a mysterious virus was beginning to appear in the news. I returned two weeks before travel from China was banned and I continue to stay in touch with Chinese industry officials as well as with importers here in America.…

Tea for Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson was an early “foodie” and his great passion for food and drink included Chinese teas, both black and green.   According to the archives of Monticello, Jefferson’s financial records and correspondence show consistent purchases of tea and provide valuable information about the kinds and amounts of tea he and his family drank. The few…

Heart Healthy Tea Habits

We're all looking for that magic bullet — that super food which will melt off pounds, make us look ten years younger and keep your heart beating like an atomic clock. I hate to disappoint you, but there is no such panacea. However, thanks to over 1000 ongoing clinical studies across the globe, tea has…