TITLE

Making Tea a Luxury

AUTHOR(S)
Tan, Jessica
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;12/14/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 19, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on TWG Tea, and its founders, Taha Bouqdib and Manoj Murjani. Bouqdib and his wife, Maranda Barnes, visited Singapore in early 2007, and in September of that year TWG Tea was born. As stated, both the founders aim to make tea an affordable indulgence. According to Murjani, TWG sold 650 tons of tea, bringing in 30 million dollars in its first full year, and has turned profitable in 2008.
ACCESSION #
47150256

 

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