Wednesday, August 8, 2007

Tea Is Big Business; Kidney cancer

Two Billion Gallons

Tea is big business in the United States. Americans slug down more than 2 billion gallons of it each year, most of it brewed from tea bags and 85 percent of it in the form of iced tea, according to the Tea Association.

What a shame that most tea drinkers miss out on the finer teas -- the loose leaf oolongs, whites, greens and black teas. Readers of this blog know my favorite iced tea is our Formosa Oolong.

Drinking More Coffee and Tea May Decrease Risk of Kidney Cancer

According to an article recently published in the International Journal of Cancer, increased intake of coffee and tea appears to decrease the risk of developing renal cell carcinoma. For the full article, go to:

Smiling Cat Tea Cup

We seem to be having a massive run on our smiling cat tea cup:, bottom of the page. If someone can tell me where the publicity has been, I would appreciate it. Whenever there is a flood of orders for one item, there always seems to ahve been a press mention somewhere. Thanks.