Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Frost on the tea Down Under

This article, about Australia's green tea crops being affected by unseasonable frost, explains where Japanese beverage giant Ito-en gets low-cost green tea for its bottled green tea drinks.

This also shows how such companies are changing the meaning of the term "Japanese green tea."

(Our green tea, by the way, is from family-owned and -operated tea farms in Aso, Japan.)

—Mellow Monk

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