Tea Party

Pomerantz, Dorothy
November 2008
Forbes Asia;11/24/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 20, p44
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.


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