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First Flush - Who's making your tea? Establishing connections! Access to "behind the curtains" story

May 12, 2022 4 min read

Do you know where your tea comes from? Who makes your tea? How often can you trace it back to a real person preparing your tea? Well, today we are going to introduce you to our amazing team who are preparing the tea that's in your cup! Next time, when you take a sip, you can get connected to the essence of where it came from and who made it!

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Nepal Loose Leaf Tea vs Tea Bags

Understanding the Difference Between Specialty and Commodity Tea

March 22, 2022 2 min read

When it comes to selecting tea, your options today may feel like they are unlimited. However, there’s a huge difference in quality and taste between specialty and commodity tea. Today we’re going to take a deeper look into these two types of tea, so you can understand the benefits of upgrading to specialty tea for your next purchase.
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How is Tea Graded?

How is Tea Graded?

December 16, 2021 2 min read

Before tea makes it anywhere near a store or your home, it goes through a long production process. A key part of this process is grading, where tea is sorted into different categories based on the quality and size of the leaves. Tea grading varies from country to country, but there are a few common factors that ensure you always receive a high-quality cup of tea when purchasing loose leaf tea.
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5 Top Reasons Why Loose Leaf Tea is Superior to Tea Bags⁠

5 Top Reasons Why Loose Leaf Tea is Superior to Tea Bags⁠

September 29, 2021 3 min read 1 Comment

There are so many reasons to consider switching from using tea bags to loose leaf tea. Depending on where you are in the world, you’ve probably become accustomed to using tea bags every day. There’s a common misconception that loose leaf tea is incredibly difficult or time-consuming to prepare, but once you’ve learned the proper brewing method, you’ll find it’s far more enjoyable to consume this way. These are just a few of the top reasons why loose leaf tea is much better to drink than tea bags.

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How Water Temperature, Water Quality, & Steep Time Can Affect Your Cup Of Tea

How Water Temperature, Water Quality, & Steep Time Can Affect Your Cup Of Tea

July 27, 2021 3 min read

When brewing tea, many elements come together to create the perfect cup of tea. Water temperature, steep time, and the quality of your water will all completely make or break the success of your tea production. Here we’ll look at how these alter your tea brewing experience and what you should consider to ensure you make the best quality cup of tea moving forward.
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The 5 Most Popular Methods of Brewing Loose Leaf Teas

The 5 Most Popular Methods of Brewing Loose Leaf Teas

May 19, 2021 2 min read 1 Comment

There are many different methods for brewing loose leaf teas, many of which date back hundreds of years. Today we’re going to share the five main methods of brewing loose leaf tea, so you can understand the benefits of each method.
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Tea Growing, Cultivation and Production Process

Tea Growing, Cultivation and Production Process

April 26, 2021 3 min read

Growing tea is by no means a quick and easy process, and plenty of time, care, and effort is put into producing a single batch of tea. Today we’re going to take you through the journey of growing, cultivating, and producing tea, so you can see exactly what it takes for you to sit at home and enjoy your favorite cup of tea.
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5 Health Benefits of Drinking Loose Leaf Tea

5 Health Benefits of Drinking Loose Leaf Tea

March 09, 2021 3 min read

Drinking loose leaf tea from Nepal daily can offer many health benefits to consumers. Many of the benefits of tea are only realized when your tea is produced and consumed correctly. Loose leaf tea provides more benefits for your health than a regular tea bag, and various types of tea also have specific uses. As tea is such a huge part of our culture as humans, switching to loose leaf tea can greatly benefit your health and wellbeing.
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What is the Healthiest Tea Option for Working Moms?

What is the Healthiest Tea Option for Working Moms?

February 08, 2021 2 min read

Do you ever feel completely drained out after reaching home from the office? Have you ever craved for an energy drink that could rejuvenate your senses and refresh your mind? Finding the right energy drink at the right moment is not difficult for a working
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Nepali Tea Traders Continues to Give Back – Gifts of Tea Give Back to NYF

Nepali Tea Traders Continues to Give Back – Gifts of Tea Give Back to NYF

December 10, 2020 3 min read

This December, Nepali Tea Traders (NTT) has committed to donating funds to Nepal Youth Foundation (NYF). Along with offering a $1 donation for each purchase of tea, NTT is offering a gift of tea that also includes a $25 donation to NYFA Gift of Tea Plus Donation to Nepal Youth Foundation) – what a great way to give a generous gift to Nepal while providing a unique and healthy present to a family member, friend, or work colleague. 
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4 Gratitude Practices We Could All Benefit From

November 13, 2020 2 min read

It’s a habit in our family to practice gratitude. We know it’s easier to do when things are going well, and when we’re draped in love and comfort. It's harder to do during a pandemic, when one hurdle seems to follow the next.

This year has served up its challenges, and yet we’ve much to be grateful for. 

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How Much You Love Tea

This Quiz Will Tell You How Much You Love Tea

October 29, 2020 3 min read

Sometimes you like something without loving it, and sometimes you’re so totally infatuated that you can’t see straight. This quiz will show you where you land on the tea love spectrum—so you can decide whether this is a casual fling, or whether it’s time to drop the “L word.”

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