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Is bubble tea taking over Yangon?

Served in small porcelain cups, “laphet yay” is the nation’s signature drink. While Thailand has the street side stores, Britain has its pubs and Italy the piazza, the tea shop is the place where Myanmar people come to chat about politics, their social lives or just to watch the soccer – over a small cup […]

Myanmar Tea makes inroad into German market

Germany will join the list of destinations for Myanmar’s growing tea industry this month, according to the Myanmar Tea Cluster and Palaung Tea Association. “Black tea and Oolong tea will be exported from Myanmar this month. We have also received internationally accepted organic accreditation following assessments by delegates from the United States and European Union,” […]