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Tea is part of almost every culture in the world….but what about in America?



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Drinking tea dates back to the ancient Chinese.  The tradition of “afternoon tea”, however, has been attributed more to the English and has always been considered a very dignified ceremony. 


Traditional tea time is 4:00 pm, thus enabling the business person to spend most of the day in the office.  It is a civilized way to take business out of the office or even end the day. 


Another benefit of afternoon tea is that there is no alcohol consumption, possibly making it a more productive meeting.  It typically is less expensive then dinner and even lunch, but yet it is a sophisticated platform for a business meeting.   Business power teas usually last an hour.


Businesses are starting to understand that an invitation to have a “proper cup of afternoon tea” is not only interesting but a relaxed, yet refined way to entertain clients.


Author: Cynthia Grosso

Source: Tea House Times Magazine

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