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How Direct Trade Helps Tea Farmers and Small Retailers, www.tearebellion.com

How Direct Trade Helps Tea Farmers and Small Retailers

By Annabel Kalmar / October 17, 2017
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Tea production output both in quantity and quality varies on a weekly and monthly basis. During British colonial rule, this gave rise to pricing through the auction system. Auctions still exist in former British colonies like India, Kenya, Malawi and many others. This system determines the price of tea from estate to estate on a…

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Rebelling with Purpose, Tea Transparency, www.tearebellion.com

Rebelling with Purpose

By Annabel Kalmar / September 3, 2017
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In 1773 Bostonians protested “taxation without representation” by throwing tea into the harbour. Today the tea industry still holds onto old practices that lack transparency and obscure tea provenance. It’s time for another tea rebellion. Today, tea growers and workers face outdated tea-grading systems, challenging commodity markets and low prices. Their teas are blended together…

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Tea Rebellion, Direct-trade, single-origin tea

Welcome

By Annabel Kalmar / March 25, 2017
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Welcome to the TEAREBELLION ! We are just getting started and will have this site and shop up and running very soon. Thanks for your patience!

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