TEA 108: The Business of Tea, Aug 5 – Sept 9

Learn about the various layers that make up the tea industry—commodity trader and auctions, packers and retailers. Who are they, what do they do and what are the challenges faced in each sector.

Prerequisite: TEA 101

Note: Students are only permitted to enroll in 2 courses at the same time.

Topics explored include:

  • Importers
  • Packers
  • Retailers
  • Scope of the industry
  • Market overview
  • Government Regulations
  • Cupping/Tasting

Included in course registration: teas, weekly live face-to-face classes (using GoToMeeting), explanatory cupping videos, student chat forum, course book

Length: Tea 108 is a six week course, with the suggestion that you designate approximately 3 hours each week to read, watch the video, complete the cupping and speak to the instructor. Each week you will be required to meet with the instructor online.

TEA 108: August 5 – September 9

On-line Sessions:

Wednesday, August 5, 8:15-9:15pm (EST)
Wednesday, August 12, 8:15-9:15pm (EST)
Wednesday, August 19, 8:15-9:15pm (EST)
Wednesday, August 26, 8:15-9:15pm (EST)
Wednesday, September 2, 8:15-9:15pm (EST)
Wednesday, September 9 – Final Exam, Presentation & Blind Cupping

Cancellation Policy: A full refund will be issued to students who cancel their registration 14 days prior to the start date of the course. After this time, no refunds will be issued. To cancel your registration email info@tea.ca or call 416-510-8647 ext. 2

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