SustainibiliTEA - Our green tea bag journey

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Tea companies have a lot to understand and research when it comes to where they are sourcing their teas from and very importantly, is their packaging eco friendly. While taking this journey of providing the best Indian tea to the American people, we also undertook the journey to understand sustainability and how we could incorporate that into our products and the Freshcarton brand. 

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Tea Tourism - A trip to Darjeeling

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Take a trip to Darjeeling! Tea tourism began in the Darjeeling hills at the turn of the century and has now become commonplace in the North-East region of the country. Over the first few years of the last decade, the government put a strong focus on tea tourism.

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What is the Tea Auction process in India?

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Tea auctions are a way for producers to sell their teas to a wide variety of customers in a reasonable manner, allowing for a fair price discovery. In India, public tea auctions have always been an important medium for primary tea marketing. Only loose tea in bulk packets is sold at public tea auctions. In this blog we will see how the process of tea auction takes place in India.

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Pairing food with green tea

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The pairing of tea with food is often likened to wine because of it many flavors, notes, astringency and tartness. From sweet to savory, all kinds of flavors work in perfect harmony with the varying notes of green tea and this list will tell you which foods to eat when you sit down with a cup of tea next time!

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6 best food pairings for black tea

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Drinking tea is a very communal event and its joy is enhanced when shared with friends and family. Culturally, sharing food is also another event which brings the family together and thus, pairing tea with food makes it the perfect match. Britain has the traditional afternoon tea while Indians share tea over snacks and lots of laughter. Tea pairing with food has gained ground in the West and is today popular in many tearooms, boutiques and restaurants. 

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Our Teas - Meghalayan Green Tea

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The ‘Our Teas’ series is a series of blogs where we tell you all about our collection, moving one by one through the marvelous and delicious teas that we have in store for you!

Today we will be exploring the newest addition to our exquisite assortment of tea offerings, green tea from Meghalaya, straight from the hills of Shillong.

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How to brew Kombucha using black tea

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How to make yummy, fizzy and healthy Kombucha at home? We have the best homemade Kombucha recipe for you!

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How the Global Pandemic affected the Indian Tea Industry

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The need to control the spread of the virus required the slowing down of economic activity and the ones worst affected were those which require human interaction and manual labor. The tea industry stands to be one such industry because the processes such as plucking are done by hand by the large number of tea plantation workers all over the world. In this article we will explore how the Indian tea industry dealt with the perils of a nationwide lockdown, how it was affected and how it continues to cope in a shackled economy with another lockdown looming over its head.

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The Indian Tea Industry - Revenue, Market share, Highest producing states

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India is known all over the world for its wide variety and luxurious quality of tea. Let us take a deep dive into the tea industry in India and reveal what the tea market in this vibrant country looks like!

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Our Teas - Darjeeling first flush and second flush

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The ‘Our Teas’ series is a new series of blogs where we tell you all about our collection, moving one by one through the marvelous and delicious teas that we have in store for you!

Today we will be exploring our signature teas, the Darjeeling first and second flush, straight from the lavish tea gardens.

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