17512 Columbia

“From China to Lancaster: Columbia startup imports tea from rural China” – Central Penn Business Journal

In Everyday Living, In Columbia on October 30, 2015 at 6:43 am

tgerrace bloomKen Stoltzfus, co-founder of Lancaster County-based Terrace Bloom Tea Co., pours a sample during a product demonstration at Stauffers of Kissel Hill supermarket in Rohrerstown. – (Photo / Amy Spangler)

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“It might be hard to see similarities between China’s Yunnan province and Lancaster County. The connection between Columbia, Pa., and China is even harder to imagine.

“But because of a Lancaster County native with close ties to China, local tea drinkers are impacting the economy of villages in Yunnan.

“Hand-picked tea is imported from those villages to Terrace Bloom Tea Co., a startup in Columbia, and sold at retail outlets throughout Central Pennsylvania and New Jersey.”

Read this Central Penn Business Journal article in its entirety, click here.

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