Paula Winchester, CTS
Certified Tea Specialist
Member since 2007
Under the leaves of Herb Gathering, a new business called Twelve Winds Tea Company is brewing. Fifteen loose leaf teas and two herbal infusions will be available in four gram sampler packets and 50 gram pouches. These will be sold in all the
Hen House Produce Departments in the Greater Kansas City area, both sides of the state lines.
These are handcrafted, whole leaf teas from six provinces in China, as well as from Taiwan. China is the birthplace of tea hundreds of years ago . In the Twelve Winds Tea Company display you will be able to purchase three different white, green, black, oolong and pu-erh (pronounced pooh-err) teas and two herbal infusions in both the sampler and bulk sizes. Tea making accessories like the unique and fabulous cup-topper, the "Cool" Tea Infuser, boxes of paper filters and the simple mug infuser will be available to assist in the proper making of these handcrafted loose teas. A trifold with loads of information and instructions will be provided. Also in each display there will be the unique Original TeaBag artsy items from South Africa, which are also being sold at the Smithsonian.
Tea is calorie free. Tea is fat and cholesterol free. Tea is even additive free, but antioxidant rich. Tea provides a broad spectrum of health benefits as a multi-dimensional refreshment. It has uplifitng caffeine levels without overwhelming the human system. Tea is de-stressing and calming. Tea is unceasingly interesting and affordable, providing one of the lowest costs per serving of any beverage. Try these tea recipes and find out about hosting your own Asian Tea Tasting!
Discover peace in a bowl of tea when you purchase one of these teas or herbal infusions from the Twelve Winds Tea Company display in your local Hen House produce departments.