Best of Singapore Tea Festival 2018

Now that the dust has settled, it’s time to look at the highlights of the Singapore Tea Festival. Here are out favourite moments from the Singapore Tea Festival! If you were there early on the first day, you might have noticed that the opening of the Singapore Tea Festival wasn’t like other events. That’s because the opening of the Singapore Tea Festival was also the launch of teapasar! As a mark of recognition that teapasar isn’t just another online marketplace, our guest of honour for our launch was Senior Minister of State Sim Ann, who gave a speech on the future of the tea industry, and how a start-up like teapasar is an exemplar of how SMEs can harness technology to value add to their customers. This was followed by keynote speeches by our research collaborators, Professor Zhou Weibiao from the Food Science and Technology Programme in NUS, and Dr. Chew Wee from A*STAR’s BioTransformation Innovation platform. After the opening ceremony, we

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Introduction to Brands at Singapore Tea Festival (Part I)

The inaugural Singapore Tea Festival (STF) last year featured eight fantastic local tea brands. This year, the STF by teapasar has four themes featuring 28 brands from Singapore and beyond. Modern Blends by our very own local tea makers, Classic Blends showcasing single-origin and unblended teas, Lifestyle brands, and flavours from Beyond our Shores. And with all good things, we’d like to share them with you so that you can get to know them before STF. To start this series, we’d like to introduce the brands in our Modern Blends category to you. Modern Blends features brands who are exploring the boundaries of teas with new flavours and blends. If you’re looking for a new tea to spice up your collection, this is the place to be: Booth 1: The 1872 Clipper Tea Co. One of Singapore’s heritage tea brands, The 1872 Clipper Tea Co. is one of Singapore’s oldest producer, blender and retailer of tea. Their teas draw on both the heritage of the company and Singapore,

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