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Cooking with Himalayan Salt

  Himalayan salt is a rosy-colored mineral mined from the ancient sea beds of the Himalayan mountains. Sealed by volcanic lava, the salt remained protected from other elements for 200 million years, preserving its natural flavor. The unique properties of this salt can also help extract flavor and fragrance from the plant cells in fresh […]

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The Spice & Tea Exchange to Leverage Marketplace Growth Opportunities

  Since it began franchising in 2008, The Spice & Tea Exchange has naturally allured guests into becoming franchisees with its 18th Century trading post décor, charming atmosphere and robust aromas. Over the last eight years, the franchise has grown into a leader in the specialty-retail market, offering an array of seasonings, spices, loose leaf […]

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Tea Fun: What’s Your Tea Astrology Sign?

They say that certain tastes for different types of food can often be attributed to someone’s personality. But, what about your astrological sign? Are you an Emperor’s Chai Taurus or a Sinfully Cherry Libra? Find out and have some tea fun with tea astrology!   Aquarius (January 20 – February 18) Tea: Bonita Peach Rooibos […]

Summer Fun with The Spice & Tea Exchange®!

  Looking for a fun activity to keep busy this summer? Try tie-dyeing with our spices and teas for natural tie dye! Using the natural colors in teas and spices is a great alternative to other chemical dyes. Dyeing shirts, sheets, or other cotton products naturally, is a fun and effective way to create beautiful […]

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What is Rooibos Tea: Taste, Benefits, Cultivation

This sweet and woody tea has been working its way into specialty beverages and personal care products for its flavor and wellness properties — it’s high in antioxidants and naturally caffeine-free. But what is rooibos? Rooibos is a shrub with needle-like leaves exclusively grown in the mountainous Cederberg region in the Western Cape of South Africa. Rooibos […]

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The Golden Spice

  Turmeric, which also goes by the Latin Curcuma longa, is a powerful spice in both flavor and color. While today it is often used for its ability to impart a golden hue to foods, including mustard, cheese, and sauces, it offers so much more than its natural good looks. This ancient Indian medicinal spice […]

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Flower Power

Around the world, flowers have been used for centuries in both medicinal and flavorful applications. A staple in creative kitchens, they are often used in food and beverage for their unique flavors, aromas, and aesthetics when garnishing. Sipping steeped flowers offer soothing properties and wellness benefits. Explore the power of flowers with our selection of […]

Maté All Day!

Explore the Nourishing, Vitamin-Packed Energy of Yerba Maté Uplifting, energizing, and packed with nutrients, yerba maté is a botanical indigenous to the Amazon and enjoyed all over the world for its robust and unique flavor. Consumed like brewed tea, this super beverage was originally cultivated in Paraguay for its wellness benefits and eventually gained widespread […]

Green Tea’s World of Wellness

Enjoyed all over the world, green tea is highly regarded for its distinct varieties, creative blends, and its positive effect on our health and wellness. First, what is green tea? The least oxidized of the six tea categories, green teas are crafted with the application of heat. This heat, called firing, neutralizes the enzymes that […]

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EXPLORE THE GUILT-FREE INDULGENCE OF MONK FRUIT SWEETENER

As more consumers look to reduce their sugar intake, they are reaching for alternative sweeteners. We are thrilled to deliver on this trend with the introduction of Monk Fruit– an all-natural, zero-calorie sweetener that is surging in popularity. What is Monk Fruit? The monk fruit (also known as Buddha fruit or luohan guo) is a small, […]

Garden Happy Hour

Featuring Herb & Flower Infused Ice Cubes     This summer, take a second to smell the flowers—both in your garden and in your drink! At The Spice & Tea Exchange® we love our teas, herbs, and sugars for drinking, seasoning, and flavoring. Our newest obsession is to use our products in infused ice cubes. […]

Experience Yerba Mate with a Gourd & Bombilla Set

    Here at The Spice & Tea Exchange®, we are serious about our yerba mate! That’s why we are introducing a fabulous new product, a gourd and bombilla set for sipping one of our invigorating blends of yerba mate. Yerba mate is a species of Holly plant that looks similar to an evergreen tree […]