First discovered 5,000 years ago in China, tea is the most consumed beverage in the world, besides water, and more than half of Americans drink tea on a daily basis. Consumers are increasingly demanding fair trade, organic practices, and sustainable farming.
EILEEN WEBER has been a freelance writer for several years with a master’s degree in journalism and a professional background in publishing. She has written numerous articles for magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and websites. Eileen loves to travel, cook, and entertain. When time allows, she writes her own blog about food and occasionally a little wine. She lives in Connecticut with her husband, three daughters, two dogs, and a whole lot of chaos.