Drought Continues in Kenya-Tea Production Affected

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The continued drought in Kenya is impacting tea production. Many UK and Irish Tea brands rely on Kenya tea leaves to be part of their teas.  In the below image, provided by Williamson Tea, you can see the stress the heat has put on the edge of the leaves of the tea plants.  Williamson has tea farms in Kenya and …

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10 Interesting Tea World Records for Guinness World Record Day

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Sunday, Nov 20th is going to be National World Record Day.  Guinness has quite a few World Records related to tea. Here are 10 interesting tea-related world records. World’s Largest Tea Bag Created in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on September 20, 2014, the world’s largest tea bag weighed over 550 lbs. World’s Largest Cup of Tea Slightly over 1,057 gallons is the …

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13 Tea Cliches to Use on National Cliche Day

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English is full of cliches.  When we speak to each, we often use cliches.  But, to be a good writer, you are told not to use cliches.  Today, in celebration of national cliche day, here are 13 tea cliches you should use. But, only use these today. Not for all the tea in China Not my cup of tea Tempest …

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Its National Frankenstein Day: Mary Shelley and Tea

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Today, is National Frankenstein Day. Is there a connection between tea and Frankenstein? Did Frankenstein like tea?  Was it in the original story? Sorry to say both answers is NO. Tea is never mentioned in the book.  The word does not appear anywhere in the story. But, Mary Shelley, who wrote Frankenstein in 1818, was a big tea drinker.  She …

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Ozymandias Poet Really Liked Tea and Toast

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Doesn’t everyone enjoy tea and toast.  Even one of the most famous poets of all time, and author of the classic Ozymandias, Percy Shelley really liked Tea and Toast.  From the poem Letter to Maria Gisborne, here is his proclamation: Though we eat little flesh and drink no wine, Yet let’s be merry: we’ll have tea and toast; Custards for supper, …

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What Tea did UK Olympic Tea Bring to Rio?

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To make accommodations in RIO more conducive to success, the United Kingdom Olmpic Tea brought some touches of home to Brazil. The team took sofa, Union Jack cushions, kettles and of course tea. But, what tea did they bring? The tea that the team took to RIO was PG Tips, the UK’s best-selling tea.  Read more of the items the …

Actor on List to Play James Bond has Tea Connection

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As you may have seen in the news, a list of actors is being considered to play Jame Bond, just in case current star Daniel Craig decides not to continue in the role.  But, another actor, with a connection to the tea industry is also being considered.  Here is a hint below.