Tea Biz offers insight in real-time for beverage professionals scanning daily news items about their trade. Topics include articles of interest to senior executives, tea retailers, tea sommeliers, growers and processors, importers and exporters, tea researchers, marketers, brokers and auction specialists, government officials, tea boards and associations and those involved in transportation and logistics as well as attorneys, legislators and specialists spanning the supply chain.
The intent is to draw from the deep well of experience of members to enrich the understanding of all.
I write weekly for Tea Biz and edit STiR Tea & Coffee International as well as contribute to Fresh Cup and CoffeeTalk and retail beverage publications. I am the former editor-in-chief of Specialty Coffee Retailer and worked two years as Editor and Publisher of World Tea News. I was editor and publisher during the successful re-launch of Tea Magazine in 2012. I have travelled widely the past three years speaking at conferences in Dubai, UAE (Global Dubai Tea Forum in 2014 and 2012); World Tea Expo (2011 and 2012); Canada Coffee & Tea Show (2011); Coffeefest; World Tea East and at the Toklai Tea Research Center Centennial near Jorhat, India (2011). In 2012 I addressed the India International Tea Convention in Goa and toured several tea gardens in Assam.