Food Facts & Lore

The Accidental Tea Bag

Tea dates back to at least 2730 BCE. It is believed it was first cultivated and brewed in China, where tea containers, presumably for steeping herbs in hot water, were found in ancient burial sites. Buddhist monks later established their own tea traditions in Japan. India is also renowned for its tea culture. The concept… Continue reading The Accidental Tea Bag

Food Facts & Lore

Food Trends of 2018

From the mid 1950’s to early 2000’s, television and newsprint advertisements contributed much to our imagination and cravings and the shaping of food trends. Social media took over in recent years, especially with the increasing popularity of highly visual platforms such as Snapchat, Instagram and Facebook. For the first time in the history of mass… Continue reading Food Trends of 2018