dark tea

Dark Tea in the U.S.

by Jason Walker on November 2, 2014

in Chinese, Member Content

The August 2014 edition of Tea & Coffee Trade Journal included my article on the rise of sales of dark teas in the U.S. I talked with Bill Waddington of TeaSource, and Kevin Gascoyne of Camillia Sinensis Teahouse. Both companies see the potential of dark teas. Dark teas have a tradition of being considered a […]


. “Red” tea. “Black” tea. “Dark” tea. “Pu’er.” Many names, and not all the same. The terms get tossed around without much thought to the larger tea context. I have seen “red tea” used to label rooibos, but that fails to consider the older Chinese usage. “Black tea” is familiar in English, but that can […]