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Enthusiastic Angelenos Enjoyed Indonesian Tea Blends at Explore Indonesia 2017 Festival

Santa Monica, October 7, 2017 – More than 2,000 cups of Indonesian tea were raided by Explore Indonesia Festival 2017 visitors at 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, California on October 7, 2017. On the especially hot day, visitors enjoyed the assortment of Organic Spiced Black Tea Latte, Organic Lemongrass Jasmine Tea, and the Organic Lemongrass Ginger Tea, garnished with lemon,…

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Tea Workshop: Indonesian Tea Tradition Merges with Modern Tea Drinking Culture

Los Angeles, 6 October 2017 – The tea tradition deeply integral to Indonesia was presented in a creative tea workshop on Friday morning, October 6, 2017, at Chado Tea Room, Downtown Los Angeles. After stories about the Indonesian tea history and tradition by Melanie Halim, the workshop is followed by a live demo of making ginger tea latte by certified…

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The Origin of Indonesia’s Full-Bodied Teas Through Continents and Centuries: A Story of Indonesia’s Tea

Indonesia, then the Dutch East Indies, started flourishing as a tea-growing land when the Dutch planted India’s Assam teas in Java in the 1800s.   The Dutch dominated the tea trade in Europe in the early 1600’s. After Indonesia became part of Portuguese’s secret sea route, where merchants could sail around Africa instead of through India to get to Molucca…

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