TITLE

Tea Party

AUTHOR(S)
Pomerantz, Dorothy
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;11/24/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 20, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on Mighty Leaf Tea Co. started by Jill Portman and Gary Shinner. They deal in tea packed in sacks made of corn starch which holds 2.5 grams of tea, flowers, herbs, dried fruit and cacao nibs. They took $200,000 out of their personal savings and borrowed $200,000 from family to set up a store to sell tea. Mighty Leaf spends 20 cents on an average tea bag.
ACCESSION #
35661644

 

Related Articles

  • Mighty Leaf is a darling of upscale restaurants and natural-food stores. Park, Andrew // Inc.;Jan/Feb2009, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p54 

    The article describes the case of Mighty Leaf Tea that plans to sell its premium whole-leaf teas in supermarkets in the U.S. The company's products are popular among high-end hotels, restaurants and specialty-food shops. Founders Gary Shinner and Jill Portman considered to offer their teas in...

  • 5 FIVE INDEPENDENTS ON OUR RADAR.  // Brand Packaging;Mar2010, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p10 

    The article focuses on the "Brand Packaging's" 2010 "Brands to Watch." It features South Africa's Frazer Parfum, founded by Tammy Frazer which creates natural and organic fragrances. It presents the Gü pudding brand, developed by James Averdieck. It discusses the Gold'n Plump Poultry's new...

  • MIGHTY LEAF TEA.  // Gourmet Retailer;Nov2003, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p80 

    Sausalito, California-based Mighty Leaf Tea has introduced artisan-blended teas packaged in original, handcrafted silken pouches. The specially designed pouches with a translucent veil make the superb teas with robust chunks of fruit and vibrant flowers visible.

  • Chocolate-tea and Delicious. Toops, Diane // Food Processing (00156523);Aug2007, Vol. 68 Issue 8, special section p14 

    The article introduces Chocolate Truffle Teas, a collection of whole-leaf teas with chocolate chips and cacao nibs from Mighty Leaf Tea Inc.

  • TEA PARTY. Pederson, Katarina // Restaurant Business;2/15/2005, Vol. 104 Issue 3, p64 

    This article reports that Vong's Thai Kitchen (VTK) in Chicago is giving guests an escape from the cold this winter with a hot cup of tea, or a warming tea cocktail, during National Tea Month in January. As part of the celebration, VTK launched tea events in association with Mighty Leaf Tea to...

  • Tea Gets a Whole New Bag.  // Food Processing (00156523);Feb2006 Supplement, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p5 

    The article reports that the Mighty Leaf Tea Company in San Rafael, California use biodegradable, sheer hand-stitch mesh fabric made from corn starch for its retail line of tea blends. The material allows the whole leaf tea's lusciousness to come through unimpeded, yet the material will...

  • LET IT BE KNOWN. Torres, Nichole L. // Entrepreneur;Apr2002, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p79 

    Reports on the importance of educational program for entrepreneurs in marketing product and service to customers. Information on eBay University workshops; Details on the program offered by Mighty Leaf Tea.

  • Tea, Anyone?  // Gifts & Decorative Accessories;Oct2007, Vol. 108 Issue 10, p42 

    The article evaluates several products including "Tea Party" book from Random House, handcrafted tea box from Mighty Leaf Tea Co., and tea ceremony gift box from Tea Forte.

  • Around the World in a Teapot. Lee, Janet Webb // Yoga International;Fall2010, Issue 111, p14 

    The article evaluates various tea including Organic Darjeeling Estate from Mighty Leaf Tea, Iron Goddess of Mercy Roasted from Art of Tea and Monkey King Jasmine from Numi. INSET: FLAVOR UNLEASHED.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics