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12 ways to break your caffeine dependency

Caffeinated beverages may give you the jolt of energy you desperately need in the morning, but too much caffeine consumption can actually spell trouble for your body if you aren’t careful. Not only is caffeine a pretty addicting substance, but the University of Utah states that stimulants like caffeine can […]
12 ways to break your caffeine dependency
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Starbucks Has Four Huge Opportunities For Growth

Starbucks is one of the most dominant brands in the world, but the coffee chain has plenty of room for growth. Analysts at Morgan Stanley highlighted four major growth opportunities for Starbucks based on a presentation by company executives. None of the growth opportunities directly involve coffee, Starbucks’ signature product. […]
Starbucks Has Four Huge Opportunities For Growth
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Teavana Has A ‘Dirty Little Secret’ About Its In-Store Samples

[credit provider=”By joebeone on Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/joebeone/6595119923/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] There’s a “pretty extreme” difference between the tea samples given out at Teavana and the tea customers end up with if they follow the store’s directions, Mary Beth Quirk at the Consumerist reported.The in-store tea is much stronger and packed with sugar, according to […]
Teavana Has A ‘Dirty Little Secret’ About Its In-Store Samples
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Starbucks Just Acquired A Huge Tea Company

[credit provider=”By corsairstw on Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/corsairstw/5111314895/”] Starbucks just acquired Teavana, a chain of stores that sell loose-leaf tea. “We believe the tea category is ripe for reinvention and rapid growth. The Teavana acquisition now positions us to disrupt and lead, just as we did with espresso starting three decades ago,” Starbucks […]
Starbucks Just Acquired A Huge Tea Company
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Tea Prices Have Exploded Thanks To The Drought

[credit provider=”Typebased” url=”http://www.google.com/imgres?num=10&um=1&hl=en&safe=off&authuser=0&biw=1521&bih=944&tbm=isch&tbnid=OLyvFiGtcBHHFM:&imgrefurl=http://www.pleasantonteaparty.com/&docid=Nsca35O4dIzKLM&imgurl=http://www.pleasantonteaparty.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/teaparty1.png&w=435&h=348&ei=PX0iULiQLMOS0QH78YHYBQ&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=492&vpy=178&dur=1464&hovh=201&hovw=251&tx=151&ty=113&sig=109618171263070877912&sqi=2&page=1&tbnh=127&tbnw=158&start=0&ndsp=40&ved=1t:429,r:2,s:0,i:147″] The Financial Times’ Jack Farchy writes that the price of tea has surged 41 per cent this year to surpass $4 per kilo as drought conditions sweep over major tea producing countries.”Dry conditions, poor rains and frosts have hit tea production in Kenya, the largest exporter of […]
Tea Prices Have Exploded Thanks To The Drought
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7 Cool Uses For Tea And Tea Bags

[credit provider=”Kate Ter Haar/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/katerha/4636707924/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] We’ve told you what to do with old coffee grounds, but I know there are plenty of tea drinkers out there who need ideas on reusing tea bags. Here are some suggestions:Eye bags: Had a hard day at work? Put some warm used tea bags […]
7 Cool Uses For Tea And Tea Bags
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20 Unusual Uses For Green Tea

[credit provider=”McKay Savage/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/mckaysavage/140902695/sizes/m/”] Green tea is hailed as an antioxidant-rich, anti-ageing phenomenon.With reports that regular green tea consumption can lower the risk of heart disease and certain cancers, it’s a popular drink among the health conscious. However, green tea is more than just a cup of tea.
20 Unusual Uses For Green Tea
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Starbucks Is Coming Out With A Store Totally Devoted To Tazo Tea

[credit provider=”By corsairstw on Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/corsairstw/5111314895/”] Starbucks is opening a store focused on its Tazo tea line in Seattle, reports Melissa Allison at the Seattle Times.The Tazo tea shop will sell both hot and iced tea drinks, along with tea lattes. There will also be a blending station that lets customers […]
Starbucks Is Coming Out With A Store Totally Devoted To Tazo Tea
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A Random Sampling Of Lipton Tea Bought In China Found Large Amounts Of Pesticides In Every Box

[credit provider=”Sheep”R”Us on flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/sheeprus/3768650016/”] Unilever’s Lipton Tea in China has unsafe levels of pesticide residue, according to a report by Greenpeace.The environmental advocacy group randomly bought boxes of Lipton from different Beijing stores and had them tested in an independent laboratory. The tests found all the samples “contained pesticides […]
A Random Sampling Of Lipton Tea Bought In China Found Large Amounts Of Pesticides In Every Box
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The Hard Tea And Lemonade Market Is About To Get Even More Crowded

[credit provider=”By pouchie153 on Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/pouchie153/314662930/”] The combination of tea and/or lemonade with alcohol is a concoction in increasingly high-demand these days. Now, Anheuser Busch InBev wants to capitalise on a newer, growing niche that’s part of the craze, reports EJ Schultz at AdAge.Its new drink will be branded under […]
The Hard Tea And Lemonade Market Is About To Get Even More Crowded