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Tea Rebellion 3 Tips on How to brew great summer tea

3 Tips on how to brew great Summer Teas

It’s summer and we like our teas to reflect that too! Yes, apparently it is really good for you to to drink teas hot even in high temperatures in order to have your body do the cooling down, BUT Canadian summers do get very very hot! We are out an about and we want a… Read more

Success against all odds: Growing organic high mountain tea in Nepal

Nepal has experienced complex political, democratic and social challenges (think caste system) that have evolved over the past 30 years. Upon our arrival, we had to quickly absorb the recent political history and turmoil the country has endured since before and after the tragic massacre of the royal family and King Birendra in June 2001… Read more

Is Certification Still the Gold Standard for Tea? Fair Trade Tea Certification, www.tearebellion.com

In tea, like in many other global commodities, standards around social and environmental sustainability have created awareness about practices on estates and plantations and led to some improvements. The key ones include Fairtrade, Ethical Tea Partnership, UTZ, Rainforest Alliance and of course organic standards. Many of these are very well regarded, require certification by third… Read more