Covid-19: Lockdown leads to spike in tea prices; 79% hike in August wholesale prices

A sudden drop in production for nearly a month due to the Covid-19-induced 68-day lockdown restrictions is being attributed as the main reason for the hike in tea prices this year

Coffee, Tea, Soda Tied to Higher Risk for Gastroesophageal Reflux

Coffee, tea, and soda are associated with an increased risk for gastroesophageal reflux (GER) symptoms among middle-aged women, according to a study published in the September issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

California Man Claims Spilled Starbucks Tea Burnt Him So Badly His Genitals Were Disfigured

Tommy Piluyev is suing Starbucks as he says he was severely burned after a lid on his cup had popped off, spilling hot tea on his stomach, hands and genitals


Chinese scientists report new findings on tea history

A Chinese research team has described and assembled the genome of Longjing-43, a widely cultivated tea cultivar in China, shedding light on the domestication history of tea.

Longjing-43 tea is famous for its early germination, high yield, strong stress resistance, and favorable aroma and taste.


Black pepper tea: Here is how you can make this tea that can help you lose weight

When we talk about the medicinal properties of spices, it is hard to miss out black pepper. Also known as kali mirch in Hindi, black pepper is the earliest known spice and is native to the Malabar Coast of India. 

Chaozhou Phoenix Dancong Tea was included in the list of Protections under the China-EU Geographical Indications Agreement

The reporter recently learned from relevant parties that the Council of the European Union made a decision on July 20 local time to authorize the formal signing of the China-EU Geographical Indication Agreement. 100 European Geographical Indication products in China and 100 Chinese Geographical Indication products in the EU will be protection. According to the terms of the agreement, 28 tea products protected by geographical indications were included in the first batch of protection lists, and Chaozhou’s Phoenix Dancong tea was included in the first batch of lists.

Tea prices on the rise in local markets

According to the Bangladesh Tea Board (BTB), the annual tea production in 2020 was set at 70.70 million kilograms (7.70 crore kgs)

IAN Fund leads funding for agri-tech startup Farmers Freshzone

Farmers Freshzone Pvt Ltd, an agricultural-technology startup focussed on providing a direct-to-consumer marketplace for farmers, has raised Rs 3.5 crore (about $476,000) in funding.

China bans German pork imports after African swine fever case

China banned pork imports from Germany on Saturday after it confirmed its first case of African swine fever last week, in a move set to hit German producers and push up global prices as China’s meat supplies tighten.

More than 500 kinds of high-quality agricultural products of "Ice City" appeared in Shenzhen Green Expo

The merchant is setting up her stand at the exhibition

From 11th to 13th, China·Shenzhen (6th) International Modern Green Agriculture Expo was held in Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center. More than 70 agricultural enterprises in Harbin brought more than 500 high-quality agricultural products to the exhibition.