The five significant trends for tea in 2020 all circulate within the general theme of phytotherapy, and support the general shift toward a more mindful approach in the health and wellness market, writes Maria Uspenski of The Tea Spot.
A shift in consumer demand – particularly from younger shoppers – towards ethically sourced products is key to making principles of economic sustainability scaleable, says the founder of Rare Tea Company, Henrietta Lovell.
Cinnamon, star anise and creamy rice combine with oolong tea for Better Booch’s newest kombucha flavor, Hola Horchata. It’s the first in a new line of out-of-the-box varieties set to launch in the US in early 2020.
Docklight Brands is on its way to having a complete portfolio of CBD brands, including several beverages, edibles and skincare topicals. CEO Damian Marano is trying to cross categories and be the first total consumer products company in CBD.
Tea Board India has warned manufacturers and sellers of tea and related products that adulterating teas with any form of artificial colouring will see legal action being enforced, stating that there is ‘no provision’ of any sort for using colour in tea.
From a Cannabis gift box to Mercedes-Benz launching a bottle of gin and boardgames made out of teabags, Brand Revolution LAB is set to expand in 2020, helping companies to bring their packaging ideas to fruition.
Plastic tea bags can release billions of microplastic and nanoplastic particles into a cup of tea, according to Canadian researchers. But while the scientists say some brands have shifted to plastic tea bags instead of paper ones, the industry counters...
Tea drinkers have better organised brain regions compared to non-tea drinkers, according to a study published in the journal Aging. “Our study offers the first evidence of the positive contribution of tea drinking to brain structure and suggests a protective...
Pumpkin and maple-flavored beverages seem to crop up earlier each year, with most major tea and coffee chains now announcing their autumn offerings in mid-August. We round up what’s new and when favorites return.