Nepali Tea Traders Blog

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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“Tea’s Ready!” Our Favorite Caffeinated Stories

“Tea’s Ready!” Our Favorite Caffeinated Stories

May 09, 2019 2 min read

“We were very young and into music,” recalls Rabin Joshi, Co-Owner and President of Nepali Tea Traders. “We’d come over in our motorbikes at the junction [tea bar], we’d order tea, and talk about music. By the time we left, we’d finished five to six cups of Masala chai---each!”
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Tea Is Following The Trends Of Wine | Nepali Tea Traders

Tea Is Following The Trends Of Wine | Nepali Tea Traders

July 27, 2018 2 min read

Tea is similar to wine in the way that it has seasonality and terroir, which creates a story behind each cup’s flavor. This makes it an excellent substitute for wine if you are looking for an interesting beverage, minus the alcohol. Our culture seems to have picked up on tea’s versatility, which has let to tea actually following the trends that we see in the wine industry!

 

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Tea And Terroir | How Growing Location Affects Tea’s Flavor

Tea And Terroir | How Growing Location Affects Tea’s Flavor

June 29, 2018 2 min read

Terroir describes the different environmental factors that contribute to the flavor and character of a product. The term was originally used by French winemakers and comes from the French “Terre” meaning land. While it was originally used to describe wine, the term has been adopted into the tea, coffee, cheese, and chocolate industries now.
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Bringing Loose Leaf Tea To The Workplace | Nepali Tea Traders

Bringing Loose Leaf Tea To The Workplace | Nepali Tea Traders

June 06, 2018 2 min read 1 Comment

Tea is the most popular beverage in the world, and three cups of tea are consumed for every one cup of coffee.  We believe that tea deserves more attention than it gets in the office!

 

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More Than Just a Drink | Our Trip To The Ilam Tea Gardens

More Than Just a Drink | Our Trip To The Ilam Tea Gardens

May 24, 2018 3 min read

Nepal’s capital, is practically on the other side of the world from our home in Boston, making the time difference a whopping twelve hours. But, we pushed through the haze of jetlag and quickly prepared ourselves to continue traveling to the town of Ilam.

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Global Tea Champion 2014 | NTT Wins Black Tea Award | Best Black Tea In The World!

Global Tea Champion 2014 | NTT Wins Black Tea Award | Best Black Tea In The World!

April 09, 2015 1 min read

Himalayan Golden, our distinctive black tea was just named the top black tea in the North American Tea Championship. The independent, professionally judged tea competition named the best teas from around the world from 2014.

 

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