Business Mar 27, 2019

Tea label giants vow probe after Sri Lanka labor abuse expose

Plantations in Sri Lanka that supply "slavery-free" tea to top global companies are under investigation by ethical label groups after an expose found illegal wage deductions that have left some workers ill and unable to afford health care. An investigation by the Thomson Reuters Foundation ...

Sharing a cup of Japanese tea with the world

Video / Life Aug 15, 2018

Sharing a cup of Japanese tea with the world

Shizuoka Prefecture, which is Japan’s biggest tea producing region and accounts for around 40 percent of all the nation’s tea production, is seeing its tea market slowly die due to severe aging issues among tea farmers and a plunge in tea leave prices caused ...