I just heard that Wendy’s is bringing organic, fair trade Honest Tea into their...Read More
Tag: Fair Trade
Fair trade is one of the product certifications consumers frequently take note of when making a tea purchase.
I don’t drink bottled tea. I’m not a tea snob – yes I am – I just don’t drink bottled anything. However, I will admit, if my KOR water bottle’s empty, I’ll buy whatever has the least sugar in it. Sometimes, that’s Honest Tea.
With the holiday season beginning earlier every year, it’s never too soon to start planning for ways to take full advantage of the growing popularity of tea as a must-have gift for holiday shoppers. A beautiful tea gift set…
Last week I wrote a post about the horrors of being a tea picker in India.
When I first launched Joy’s Teaspoon, my original plan was to carry only certified organic and Fair Trade products.
Fair Trade has been a passion of mine since I began working with farmer cooperatives in Peru and Belize in 2007. Originally, I went to the Amazon to conduct linguistic research, but was struck by the limited opportunities...Read More
Throughout the year, we host monthly tea-tasting events at our shop. During the summer, we lighten up the calendar of events to account for customers’ summer outdoor activities, school breaks, vacations, and the...Read More
About a year ago, Kirk Heinrich of Tully’s Coffeehouses and I came up with a promotion for our fair trade teas at their coffeehouses. I wanted to illuminate what our gardens in Sri Lanka were doing beyond even...Read More
As most regular readers know, I’m a huge fan of Dr. Andrew Weil – the Father of Complementary Medicine. I saw him on the Dr. Oz show a few weeks ago and, once again, he mentioned the addition of tea to a healthy...Read More
Why is it that the keys to building customer loyalty are so obvious and yet so few companies do it well? Any consumer can tell you what they want from a retailer, and most of them will also tell you that the majority of...Read More