Who Sells the Most Tea in the US?

As Americans become more health conscious, they continue to shun sugary carbonated beverages and turn more often to alternative drinks - such as tea. That is one of the reasons for the steady growth in sales of both loose and bagged tea, as well as canned and bottled ready to drink teas known as RTDs.Celestial Seasonings packaging line at their Boulder,…

Dressing a 700-Year-Old Tea Jar

A centuries-old tea jar has taken center stage this summer at the Smithsonian’s Sackler Gallery in Washington, DC. The revered Chinese jar has a personal name—Chigusa, an evocative phrase from Japanese poetry meaning “thousand grasses” or “myriad things.” The story of Chigusa is the remarkable tale of how an ordinary Chinese storage jar, over the…