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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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Valentine Idea

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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Masala Chai Tea

The Authentic Masala Chai Recipe You’ll Love

January 23, 2020 1 min read 3 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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New York Times article on Nepali Tea

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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NTT 101: A QUICK LESSON IN TEA (+ A POP QUIZ)

NTT 101: A QUICK LESSON IN TEA (+ A POP QUIZ)

September 10, 2019 3 min read

With a topic as ancient as tea, it’s difficult to time travel and confirms who steeped the first pot. But we researched myths, legends, and facts to deliver the information worth studying.

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Trade, Not Aid | Why Social Enterprise Matters

Trade, Not Aid | Why Social Enterprise Matters

August 21, 2019 2 min read

The country of Nepal is poor, and its hardworking farmers are grossly underpaid. On top of that, girls are pulled from schools to help their families work the fields—which means a disruption (and sometimes end) to their education.
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Things To Know About NTT Drinkers

Things To Know About NTT Drinkers

July 15, 2019 3 min read

Right now, someone across the world is sipping tea from Nepali Tea Traders (NTT). Our community has become so vast and international, that we started to ask ourselves: Who are we drinking with?

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The New York Times Plucked Us for A Story | On Darjeeling, Nepali Innovation, And More

The New York Times Plucked Us for A Story | On Darjeeling, Nepali Innovation, And More

June 03, 2019 2 min read

As rare as our teas maybe, a feature in the New York Times is even rarer—and yet here we are, quoted among other loose-leaf tea revolutionaries!
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