December 09, 2019 2 min read

As 2019 concludes, Nepali Tea Traders takes time to reflect on an extraordinary year. We remember pivotal events that mattered to our company, and global holidays that remind us of our homeland. 

Explore photos and sentiments from 2019—and discover the layered meaning of our company’s favorite word, Namaste.


NTT celebrates the new year.


NEXTonSCENE features Sunita Karmacharya who enjoys talking tea, Valentine’s Day, and all things chocolate.


NTT celebrates Holi, the Festival of Colors. This occasion heralds the arrival of spring and signifies the victory of good over evil. Its traditions are linked to ancient Hindu mythologies.

Holi Festival


Spring harvest teas reach peak flavor.


The New York Times features NTT in its article, “Don’t Call It Darjeeling, It’s Nepali Tea”. 36 comments from international readers include this gem from NTT associate, Carole Bright-Alvarez:

 “Have worked with Nepali Tea Traders for several years and love the people, the integrity as well as being constantly amazed by the quality of the product - some of the most amazing teas in our shop (and we host over 180 different teas)!” 

The New York Times features NTT in its article, “Don’t Call It Darjeeling, It’s Nepali Tea”.


Rabin and Sunita tour Europe, plopping onto a few couches for tea interviews.

Europe Tour -Wordcamp


Mid-year musings and an outdoor tea party invoke the warm, relaxed vibes of summer.


On the road again! Rabin and Sunita pay visits to friends in Mont Tremblant and Montpelier, Vermont.

Road Trip to Vermont


Summer flush arrives just before it’s back to school season.


NTT celebrates Dashain, one of the most important Hindu festivals in Nepal. This 15-day event honors the conquest of gods over evil demons and cherishes the powerful symbolism of the goddess Durga.



General Assembly hosts female entrepreneurs, including Sunita, at its “Ladies Lounge: How She Got There.” Takeaways from the event? Enjoy the journey you are in right now because the “end” is never-ending.



Namaste | नमस्ते

I honor the place in you that is the same in me.

I honor the place in you where the whole universe resides.

I honor the place in you of love, of light, of peace, and of truth.

In sharing these things, we are united, we are the same, we are one.


Nepal- Buddha-Stupa

Share with us. What was your favorite memory from 2019? 

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