First, it was boba tea, a milk tea served with tapioca pearls. Then came cheese tea, a tea drink topped with a fluffy concoction of condensed milk and cheese foam or cheese cream. But why does Taiwan have such an influence on beverage trends? And what’s the next big one?
On the heels of cold brew coffee, cold brew tea takes its place in the market.
Scottish farmer Tam O’Braan, also known as the self-styled “Mr. Tea,” became a fixture of the global tea community in 2015 after he claimed to have won gold at the prestigious Salon de Thé awards for his Scotland-grown teas. A little (wee, if you will) problem: No one can seem to find any evidence that the awards ever existed.