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Nepal’s Lockdown and How It’s Impacting our Community

September 08, 2020 3 min read 1 Comment

As the pandemic continues, many people have asked about Nepal—specifically, what’s happening in the country and how Nepali Tea Traders is responding. Here’s the latest on our homeland and our community.

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Drink in Style

August 11, 2020 2 min read

These days, we’re spending more time at home—which means we’re spending more time looking at the stuff in our homes. Desks that were once adequate must now be upgraded to work-at-home conditions; lack of movie theaters might mean bigger TVs; and teaware that was once acceptable is now looking for a stylish refresh.

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Zero-Proof Summer: Our 3 Favorite Mocktails

July 02, 2020 2 min read

Coined in the 1930s, “mocktail” is a play-on-words combining “mock” (imitation) and “cocktail.” It’s a nonalcoholic drink consisting of fruit juices, soft drinks, and—yes—sometimes tea!

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A Cup for Moments of Crisis

June 10, 2020 3 min read

Tea is known for boosting immunity (which can’t hurt during a Covid-19 pandemic), and it’s also known for improving mood and cognition. Perhaps now, more than ever, tea can come to the rescue.

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4 Tips for Hosting a Virtual Tea Party

May 11, 2020 2 min read

Tired of all your FaceTime and Zoom meetings? Why not try something different—and civilized!—to brew excitement?

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The Splendor of Nepal’s Temples and Heights

The Splendor of Nepal’s Temples and Heights

April 08, 2020 2 min read

Nepal is not just a country from which we source tea—it’s a region of unimaginable beauty. Those who have visited Nepal speak of its stunning monasteries; its world-renowned climbing and backpacking; and the kind denizens of the country.

We know if you’ve fallen in love with Nepali Tea Traders, you’ll fall in love with our homeland.

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Kombucha: A Trend That Won’t End

Kombucha: A Trend That Won’t End

March 05, 2020 2 min read 1 Comment

The imaginary air quotes are just a sample of kombucha’s contentious position. For almost two decades, kombucha has been on the rise—migrating from its humble, homemade status to top-selling shelves at Whole Foods. Even PepsiCo added kombucha to its portfolio in 2016.

So what is kombucha, and is it more than a trend?

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5 Ways to Say “I Love You”

February 11, 2020 2 min read

We know love expands beyond just tea—and in fact, there are so many expressions of love that it would be hard to capture them all!

Fortunately, someone did it for us.

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The Authentic Masala Chai Recipe You’ll Love

January 23, 2020 1 min read 4 Comments

Masala chai is the harmonic blend of spicy-sweet, milky goodness. Diehard drinkers will tell you they know the “best recipe” because they discovered it in a book, or it was handed down through generations of perfecting.

 

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Our 2019 Yearbook + the Real Meaning of Namaste

December 09, 2019 2 min read

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

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Thanksgiving’s Legacy | The joy of giving and receiving

Thanksgiving’s Legacy | The joy of giving and receiving

November 04, 2019 2 min read

The year was 1620. Pilgrims and adventurers packed onto the Mayflower in hopes of discovering new land. Their destination, the “New World,” promised complete freedom of religion and land ownership—something that appealed to religious separatists and risk-taking entrepreneurs.

 

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The Journey Of A Tea Leaf | From Nepal To Your Cup

October 15, 2019 2 min read 1 Comment

Wonder what it’s like to be a tea leaf? Map its path from plantation to plucking to packaging. You’ll discover just how far it traveled to arrive in your steaming cup.

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