This $1,300 Connected Tea Infuser Has Raised $5.1 Million – Fortune

By Stacey Higginbotham | December 4, 2015 Is this where VC should be placing its bets? Has the rush to build connected kitchen products that can cook, bake, and brew everything “perfectly” gone too far? Teforia, a company that is building an Internet-connected tea infuser that is pitched as being able to Brew tea customized for your taste buds, has raised $5.1 million led by UpFront Ventures with participation from Lemnos Labs, PreAngel Wareness and InnoSpring. The machine tracks earthy, …

Try all natural hibiscus tea for UTIs 

… against candida albicans. These nutrients from hibiscus reach the urinary tract and eliminate the harmful bacteria that cause infection. The flavonoids present in hibiscus tea also prevent the growth of E.coli, thereby reducing the risk of UTI. Did you know hibiscus can help prevent premature greying and dandruff too? How to use hibiscus? You can use dried hibiscus flowers to Brew tea and sip it twice a day to fight the infection and prevent re-occurrence. Hibiscus tea is also available in …

‘Wanna Grab a Marijuana Tea After Work?’ – The Atlantic

By Olga Khazan | June 20, 2015 As pot laws liberalize, cannabis capitalists eye opportunities for business—and to upend stereotypes. But can white-collar workers handle it, man? A cup of Jane’s Brew tea – Olga Khazan / The Atlantic Jill Amen always wanted to be a barista. She has also always loved cannabis, growing little saplings at home ever since she was a teen. On a visit to Amsterdam a few years ago, she noticed that …

Belfast Briefing: Business success was in the tea leaves

… boutique Belfast based tea blender Suki Tea. The speciality business he started in 2005 with Anne Irwin has a fan base stretching from its home territory to Japan, Poland and even Kenya. Now Woolley is hoping that Suki Tea will become the next household favourite thanks to its first major retail deal with a multiple. It has just won a contract to supply Belfast Brew tea to around 200 M&S food stores in the UK and Ireland. Important Woolley believes the new deal could be an “immensely …