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Now, Darjeeling tea goes digital

Mon, 2016-06-20 05:32
Last Tuesday, the last knock of the gavel was heard at 11, RN Mukher jee Road in Kolkata, the headquarters of world's oldest and biggest tea auction house, J Thomas & Co. On June 21, the Tea Board will move to a unified electronic auction system for all ...
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Can drinking tea help us understand climate change?

Mon, 2016-06-20 03:41
Litter bags are constructed using a fine mesh material (e.g. nylon). Litter is then placed inside and then sealed, creating a “bag” that is then buried or placed on the soil surface, such as these in West Virginia, US. Credit: Jeff Atkins) For the ...
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Moonshine Sweet Tea Sponsors First-Time US Open Competitor, Andrew Landry

Mon, 2016-06-20 02:56
OAKMONT, Pa. and AUSTIN, Texas, June 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 16th, Andrew Landry, the unknown and unsponsored underdog from Austin, Texas, shocked US Open spectators and commentators alike with an opening-round 66, the lowest first-round score ...
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Darjeeling tea goes digital

Mon, 2016-06-20 02:27
Last Tuesday, the last knock of the gavel was heard at 11, RN Mukherjee Road in Kolkata,the headquarters of world's oldest and biggest tea auction house, JThomas&Co. On June 21,the Tea Board will move to a unified electronic auction system for all ...
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Darjeeling 2.0: India's Tea Auction Goes Digital

Mon, 2016-06-20 01:00
I must admit I have dunked a tea bag into hot water and called it tea. I have even made Darjeeling tea, sometimes called the champagne of teas, from a tea bag. For tea gurus like Anindyo Choudhury, that is sacrilege. "I wouldn't even touch it," he says.
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Darjeeling 2.0: India's Tea Auction Goes Digital

Mon, 2016-06-20 01:00
I must admit I have dunked a tea bag into hot water and called it tea. I have even made Darjeeling tea, sometimes called the champagne of teas, from a tea bag. For tea gurus like Anindyo Choudhury, that is sacrilege. "I wouldn't even touch it," he says.
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Darjeeling 2.0: India's Tea Auction Goes Digital

Mon, 2016-06-20 01:00
I must admit I have dunked a tea bag into hot water and called it tea. I have even made Darjeeling tea, sometimes called the champagne of teas, from a tea bag. For tea gurus like Anindyo Choudhury, that is sacrilege. "I wouldn't even touch it," he says.
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Food To Celebrate Freedom: Tea Cakes For Juneteenth!

Sun, 2016-06-19 23:18
Think of Etha Robinson as the Johnny Appleseed of pastry. Her mission, rather than planting apple trees, is to plant the idea of reviving the tea cake, a little cookie that has a lot of historical significance packed into it. "There's an old saying ...
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Tea with a kick at the Winery at Marjim Manor

Sun, 2016-06-19 22:25
A10-year tradition continues at the Winery at Marjim Manor, with two tea parties planned for guests of the Appleton winery. Owner Margo Sue Bittner says she always tries to create a one-of-a-kind experience for her customers as they sip tea in the mansion ...
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Celebrities get cosy: Turns out Emma Thompson can design an impressive tea pot warmer too!

Sun, 2016-06-19 06:10
The designs were then knitted into reality by volunteers from the Military Wives Choirs and other supporters of the SSAFA Armed Forces Big Brew Up charity campaign. Game of Thrones actress Maisie opted for a hexagonal design… The tea cosies will be ...
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Tea and sympathy

Sun, 2016-06-19 03:34
‘Not for all the tea in Scotland’ isn’t quite how the idiom goes, but judging by the headway that Amrulee, a village north of Edinburgh, is making in the tea-making industry, it could very well become so in the future. Kevin Galea finds out more.
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A speakeasy for tasting tea? Only in Miami

Sun, 2016-06-19 01:27
Not until you open the door are you sure you're in the right place. Your footsteps echo down a narrow, beige hallway blanched in fluorescent light, in a squat, nondescript medical building at the edge of Little Havana, where the only businesses listed are ...
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My Time: Mother's Day Tea holds special meaning for seniors

Sat, 2016-06-18 21:38
"Can we do this again tomorrow?" That's what Annapolis Senior Activity Center member Beatrice "Bea" Smith asked Inbal Neun, center director, and Mary Crowner-Taylor, office manager, after the Mother's Day Tea on May 16. About 65 center members enjoyed the ...
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Take a break from big coffee and give Small Tea a try

Sat, 2016-06-18 16:31
Tea. The Asian ancient drink that transcends time, history and politics. Even though America is a coffee drinking nation, it has deep roots in tea. Being part of the English colonies brought to this land the custom of taking a pause during the day for "tea ...
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LeBron wears hat with image of Kermit sipping tea ahead of Game 7

Sat, 2016-06-18 15:17
LeBron James has been an absolute beast in the past two win-or-go-home games for the Cavaliers — he had two consecutive double-double 41-point performances. In the Warriors-Cavaliers NBA Finals series, he’s averaging 30.2 points, 11.3 rebounds and 8.5 ...
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FSDA seizes over 100 quintal of tea sacks in Agra

Sat, 2016-06-18 14:00
Agra: A team of Food Safety and Drug Administration (FSDA) officials raided a warehouse at Bellanganj and seized more than 100 quintal of tea sacks on Saturday. They were being used illegally for making tea sachets with two unregistered brand names.
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Output hit a record in FY’16: Tea Board

Sat, 2016-06-18 11:26
India’s tea output rose three per cent to 1,233.1 million kgs in the last fiscal year — a record for the commodity, according to the Tea Board of India. Tea exports gained 17 per cent by volume and value during this period, according to official ...
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Output hit a record in FY’16: Tea Board

Sat, 2016-06-18 11:07
India’s tea output rose three per cent to 1,233.1 million kgs in the last fiscal year — a record for the commodity, according to the Tea Board of India. Tea exports gained 17 per cent by volume and value during this period, according to official ...
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Tea exports cross 230 mn kg first time in 35 years

Fri, 2016-06-17 23:07
Kolkata– Tea exports from India breached the 230 million kg mark after 35 years as the country exported 232.92 million kg of tea, valued at Rs 4,493.10 crore, in 2015-16, the Tea Board of India said on Friday. “Indian tea achieved another milestone ...
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Two lakh reward to anyone who bought tea or studied with PM Modi: Digvijaya Singh

Fri, 2016-06-17 22:07
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Friday promised a Rs 2 lakh reward to anyone who bought tea from Prime Minister Narendra Modi or studied with him. Addressing a party-organised protest rally of farmers, titled 'chai ki charcha' , he said if anyone who ...
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