Pierce Hollingsworth

Two recent studies add fuel to an already-piping-hot tea market that includes foodservice sales, loose tea and bags, and ready-to-drink bottled tea.

BUSINESS/MARKETINGThe first study, published in Archives of Internal Medicine in May, found that habitual tea drinking over several years preserves bone density in both men and women. “The protective effect of tea on bone mineral density of the total body, lumbar spine and hip regions was clearly demonstrated,” wrote Chih-Hsing Wu and Chih-Jen Chang of National Cheng …

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