Mao Jian Jade Tips Organic Green Tea Boosts The Tea Spot’s Expanding Organic Tea Collection

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The Tea Spot, Boulder’s for-profit philanthropic loose tea company, adds Mao Jian Jade Tips organic green tea - a limited-production handmade tea to its expanding line of loose leaf organic teas.

Mao Jian Jade Tips - organic green tea

Mao Jian Jade Tips - organic green tea

The well-balanced flavor profile of this single-origin green tea uniquely complements the array of greens in our organic tea collection, bridging the sweet grassiness of Sencha and the light smokiness of Clouds and Mist – with a richness of buttered...

The Tea Spot is introducing today the newest selection to their growing line of loose organic tea – Mao Jian Jade Tips, a limited production spring harvest Chinese green tea. Light but distinctive in flavor, it also looks unique with its rolled, thin twisted leaves. Mao Jian green tea is produced in small quantities from a single annual harvest in Henan Province, China. The tea leaves are picked from trees grown in a high mountain area, which supports a strongly humid microclimate. Mao Jian Jade Tips organic green tea has a sweet vegetal aroma, with a refreshing bamboo flavor and finish. The thin silver-green leaves brew up into a light green-gold color. In addition to providing antioxidants, Mao Jian Jade Tips is also rich in selenium and zinc. Over two thousand years of tea history, Mao Jian green tea has been considered one of the ten most famous teas in China.

The Tea Spot’s CMO, Jessica Kochik, states, “The well-balanced flavor profile of this single-origin green tea uniquely complements the array of greens in our organic tea collection, bridging the sweet grassiness of Sencha and the light smokiness of Clouds and Mist – with a richness of buttered artichoke hearts. We can’t get enough of it in the office, where we cold brew it daily to make the most refreshing green iced tea. It’s a definite crowd-pleaser, which is why we’re so excited to offer this new green tea to our retail and wholesale customers.”

This is the second organic tea The Tea Spot has introduced in 2013. The Tea Spot now offers fifteen certified organic loose leaf teas, ranging from the darkest Pu’erh teas to a red South African Rooibos. The Tea Spot is committed to bringing their clientele the best quality and value in organic loose leaf tea selections, and recognizes the growing demand in organic green teas. The "US Organic Food Market Analysis" from the RNCOS institute stated that the organic foods industry will experience a 12.2% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) during 2012-2014. Furthermore, consumers are increasingly aware of the health benefits of loose leaf tea. George Jage, The World Tea Expo’s founder and president reflected at last year’s show on the “exponential growth the industry is experiencing”.

The Tea Spot is a for-profit philanthropic business producing handcrafted loose leaf teas and Steepware® – the tools that make loose tea easy. The Boulder, Colorado-based woman owned and operated company was founded by Maria Uspenski in 2004. A cancer survivor drawn to the health benefits of leaf tea during her recovery, she set forth to modernize the loose-leaf tea experience. Her message is simple and powerful: tea in its freshest form renders incredible flavor, unmatched health benefits, and is eco-friendly. The Tea Spot is a Certified B Corporation and ensures that its products uphold clean, sustainable and fair manufacturing standards. The company’s model of social entrepreneurship incorporates a culture of giving as it grows: ten percent of all profits are donated in-kind to cancer and community wellness programs. TheTeaSpot.com

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