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This Week In Tea #4

Bleeding Shark Teabags, 14 Shades of Tea, Toxic Tea, and potential Princess who now sells tea are whats been happing this week.

 

shark tea bag 

Bleeding Shark Tea Bags 

This is the kind of thing that would only be made in Japan — a Japanese seafood company is developing tea bags in the shape of great white sharks which bleed as they're brewed. Why a shark? And why is a seafood company making tea bags? Who knows. If for some reason you want to learn more, check out the article here.

14 Shades of Tea.

No not a top selling book exploring the sexual depths of tea (not yet, at least). Apparently theres a lot on the line when it comes to brewing the perfect cup of tea —  Rich Cooper breaks down different shades of tea to determine what it says about your character, lifestyle and ultimately what you contributes to society. Have a look.

Toxic Tea.

A nasty story out of America where a woman received chemical burns to her oesophagus after drinking tea tainted with a cleaning product used to remove grease from deep fryers. Read more here.

What Could Have Been.

The Guardian has an interesting story about Suad Fadul, a 70 year old woman from Darfur who once could've been a princess. Instead she now sells tea on the streets of Khartoum’s poorest neighbourhoods. Read the story.

Suad Fadul Darfur Making Tea

IMAGES VIA: AISHO FISHERY COMPANY & THE GUARDIAN

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