Tag: tea with susmita

Functional Tea – “Superfood Next”

Is camellia sinensis tea generation Z superfood? Before we get into this discussion, let’s understand ‘functional’ tea. A functional tea is one whose beneficial effects help in fighting certain lifestyle related diseases like cancer, oral health, heart ailments, obesity and many others. Loose tea leaves produce certain antioxidants which are superior than those found in fruits and vegetables. They modulate […]
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Functional Tea – “Superfood Next”

Is camellia sinensis tea generation Z superfood? Before we get into this discussion, let’s understand ‘functional’ tea. A functional tea is one whose beneficial effects help in fighting certain lifestyle related diseases like cancer, oral health, heart ailments, obesity and many others. Loose tea leaves produce certain antioxidants which are superior than those found in fruits and vegetables. They modulate […]
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Tea Artist

I work with tea because I love Tea. I don’t belong to the industry but my focus is to make Indians and people across the globe understand Indian Specialty Tea and fall in love with them. Therefore, everything I do I try to be consumer focus. When I began my tea journey some 8 years back, I didn’t have any […]
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Coronavirus & Tea

Can drinking tea help you to fight Corona Virus? The simple answer is “No.” However, there is a complex answer as well 🙂 But before we proceed, let’s just take a moment to understand Corona Virus and how it works. “Corona Virus (Cov) infect variety of organs including the liver, respiratory and enteric tracts and the central nervous system. The […]
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The Nilgiri Tea Trail

“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveller is unaware.” Martin Buber. A part of ancient landscape of Southern India, Nilgiris, which literally means the ‘Blue Mountain’, is known for its spectacular natural beauty, amazing wildlife, indigenous and ethnic people and tea! Though Ooty, the quintessential Indian honeymoon destination is more widely known, Coonoor that lies just 18 kilometer […]
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Your Favourite Tea Bag is Killing You.

Loose leaf tea or tea bags? Authentic or Quickie? The debate is on since the time someone in America “invented” tea bag by mistake (the dumbest and most horrifying invention to any true blue tea lover). Well, I made my point already there! You see, if you consider yourself a true blue tea lover, you can’t be seen with a […]
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Temi – Tea, Cherry Tree Festival and Tea Travel: Concluding Part

Read Part 1 of the story here: https://teawithsusmita.com/2020/01/10/temi-tea-cherry-tree-festival-and-tea-travel-part-1/ Before we got down to the venue ground which was a large clearing in the middle of the tea garden, we got out of the car and sat at the entry point which was at a higher level from the venue ground – to soak into the pristine nature all around us. […]
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Temi – Tea, Cherry Tree Festival and Tea Travel: Part 1

I always wanted to visit Sikkim – had heard so much about the place – its natural beauty, food, people and, of course, Kanchenjunga! Then last year I saw some pictures of the Cherry Tree festival at Temi in Southern Sikkim and I was blown away. As a tea artist and a tea blogger, I wanted to visit Temi and […]
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8 Reasons Why ‘Tea’ Should Be Your New Career Choice

Globally, the tea market was valued at nearly 50 billion U.S. dollars in 2017 and is expected to rise to over 73 billion dollars by 2024, growing at a CAGR of 5.7%. In India, Tea is the most valued in the beverage market at about INR 180 billion and is expected to grow steadily. The primary variable driving tea market growth is […]
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