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5 mins read

The Cultural Significance of Coffee in Africa and Black America

Coffee has a rich and fascinating history in Africa, dating back several centuries. The story of coffee in Africa is one of trade, migration, and cultural significance. The journey of coffee from Africa to America was a long and winding road that took many years, but today it is a staple beverage on both continents.

Coffee is believed to have originated in the region of Ethiopia, where it was first discovered growing wild. Ethiopian tribesmen were known to have used the beans for medicinal purposes, as well as to produce a beverage that was used in religious ceremonies. It wasn’t until the 9th century that coffee began to spread beyond Ethiopia, reaching the surrounding countries of Yemen, Egypt, and the Middle East.

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The first coffee plantations in Africa were established in the 16th century by the Portuguese, who had colonized many parts of the continent. From there, coffee spread to other European colonies, including the Dutch and French, who established coffee plantations in what are now known as Kenya, Tanzania, and South Africa.

Coffee quickly became an important crop in Africa, providing jobs and income for many people. It also played a significant role in shaping the cultural and economic landscape of the continent. In the 19th century, coffee became a major export from Africa to Europe, with trade routes established between the two continents.

The journey of coffee from Africa to America was a slow and steady process that took many years. The first coffee plant was introduced to the Americas in the early 17th century, but it wasn’t until the 19th century that coffee became a major commercial crop. Today, coffee is a staple beverage in America, with millions of people drinking it every day.

The cultural significance of coffee in Africa and America is undeniable. In Africa, coffee is often associated with hospitality and is a symbol of generosity and friendship. In America, coffee has become an important part of the daily routine for many people, serving as a pick-me-up and a source of comfort and energy.

Coffee has also played a significant role in shaping the history of both Africa and America. For example, in Africa, coffee was an important commodity in the slave trade, with enslaved Africans being forced to work on coffee plantations. In America, coffee was a major part of the civil rights movement, with coffee shops serving as gathering places for activists and leaders.

Coffee shops in America played a crucial role in the Civil Rights Movement by providing a safe and neutral space for activists and leaders to gather and discuss strategies. They were also used as a platform to spread awareness and mobilize people to take action against racial discrimination and inequality.

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For example, the famous Greensboro sit-ins in North Carolina were started by four African American college students who sat at a Woolworth’s lunch counter, demanding to be served. The sit-ins quickly spread to other cities and became a catalyst for the Civil Rights Movement. Many other similar protests were also organized in coffee shops, which served as meeting places for activists and leaders to plan their actions.

Coffee shops also provided a safe space for artists and musicians to perform and showcase their work. Jazz and blues music, which were popular among African Americans, often had their roots in coffee shops and provided a powerful voice for the Civil Rights Movement. The music conveyed messages of hope, unity, and resistance, and inspired people to come together and fight for their rights.

Today, coffee shops in America continue to serve as gathering places for people from all walks of life. They are places where people can come together to socialize, work, and discuss important issues.

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The legacy of coffee as a tool for social and political change lives on, and its cultural significance cannot be underestimated.

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6 mins read

Family Business: A Conversation With Jadakiss and His Kiss Café Co-Founders

Jason Phillips is best known as the award-winning artist, “Jadakiss”. However, his most recent title is co-founder of Kiss Café, a coffee business he started with his father, Bob, and his son, Jaewon.

We caught up with three generations of the Phillips family to find out more about their plan to create generational wealth.

Jason “Jadakiss” Phillips

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What is your role in the company?

I’m here to help make that connection with my and nearby audiences who may otherwise be overlooked. We want this brand to be accessible for all – kind of like my music, my persona. It’s for the people! 

But, we all work closely on all aspects of the business. Everything is done carefully and decided collectively – even the design and promotional efforts, where we partner with our external agency The Compound, and the amazing team led by Liza Goncalves.  

As a member of another legendary trio, what are your thoughts on what it takes for partnerships to last?

Communication is key. Giving each other the space to share ideas and concerns is critical. We’re family, but this is a business. If we don’t communicate, we won’t learn, and we won’t grow. We won’t succeed. 

What other artists/entrepreneurs inspire you? Why?

Definitely Styles P and Sheek. But, I follow the moves all my brothers are making – from Fab to Nas to Hov and Andre Three Stacks. There are a lot of dudes out there, not just spitting but doing amazing things beyond the tracks. 

Bob Phillips

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What is your role in the company?

We maintain all aspects of the business, including quality control, sourcing, blending, roasting, packaging and merchandising, distribution and delivery. I oversee much of this, with the assistance of the broader team. 

How did you get involved in the coffee industry?

My career started in 1977, shortly after Jason’s birth. I first worked for Maxwell House’s coffee division at the company’s corporate offices in White Plains, NY.  I was promoted to the office of Green Coffee as a buyer and that’s where I was really exposed to the world of coffee. 

Sometime later, I went to work for a large Brazilian exporting company. I believe it was, at the time, the country’s largest instant coffee maker. 

Eventually, I started my own company Caturra Corp. I’ve had the privilege of trading coffee for over 25 years.

What are your thoughts on the importance of creating generational wealth?

You don’t see a lot of this in the coffee industry or consumer goods for that matter. You don’t see Black legacy brands, let alone companies spanning three generations. 

The real value for me here isn’t monetary, it’s about the love for family, the love for coffee. I’m hopeful our work inspires others within and outside of our community – to create, build, and represent. 

Jaewon Phillips

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What is your role in the company?

I have my hands across a lot of things – helping manage the production side while focusing on supporting the distribution and promotional side. 

But, what I appreciate about Kiss Café, is how much we all work together. It truly is a family-owned and run entity. All said, even though we’re family, we all think and feel differently about things. It helps us see the bigger picture, differently. If you could be a fly on the wall in these meetings, you’d see that! 

As the youngest member of the team, what unique insights do you bring to the table?

I’m eager to bring the coffee experience to broader audiences in new and impactful ways. How do we reach and support colleges better? How do we reach overlooked communities that deserve to not only enjoy but learn about coffee – learn about all it has to offer, as a product, as a commodity, and as a business? Let’s look at social and new channels, experiential and pop-ups, and unexpected places for coffee to show up. There’s so much potential here. 

What business lessons have you learned while working in the coffee industry over the last few years?

I’ve learned so much in the last few years, working closely with my grandfather at Caturra Corp – everything from roasting to distribution to merchandising. There are so many aspects of the business that most of us don’t know about. We’re going to change that, I think. Give coffee lovers and novices more of an inside look into this world and what makes it so special.

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2 mins read

This Black Owned Herbal Tea Brand Is Promoting Wellness, One Cup at a Time

Zabico Life is a Black owned herbal tea brand created by Gladstone Etienne, a millennial master herbalist and recognized herbal tea connoisseur.

After observing the positive effects his herbal tisanes and herbal detoxes had on his family and friends, Gladstone made the decision to let as many people as possible enjoy their health advantages.

We caught up with him to learn more about his business.

Black Owned Herbal Tea Brand

What inspired you to start your business?

My inspiration for starting an herbal tea business came from my roots and upbringing, and my knowledge of herbalism. I am further inspired by the amazing benefits of herbs, the testimonials I have received from using herbal remedies, and my passion for bringing awareness to the people. Also, my love for God and what he has created for our collective health and healing.

Black Owned Herbal Tea Brand

What differentiates your products from others?

Our ability to combine a broad spectrum of herbal remedies into great tasting products that improve health without the compromise of sugar, additives, or preservatives.

What is your favorite aspect of entrepreneurship?

My favorite aspects of being an entrepreneur are innovation, independence, and the ability to influence and impact lives.

What are the biggest challenges of being an entrepreneur?

My biggest challenge as an entrepreneur is access to capital, the right mix of capital, and continuous strategy retooling to remain relevant and competitive in an ever-changing business world.

What are your future goals for your brand?

The future goals of ZABICOLife are to become the premier go-to brand for herbal teas and to become a brand leader in beauty, skincare, and cosmetics. Also, a future goal is to impact our community through social activism on the importance of incorporating herbalism into our daily regimen.

4 mins read

Climate Change and Its Effect on the Coffee Industry

With more than 2.25 billion cups consumed every day, coffee has gone beyond the position of merely a beverage and now plays a significant cultural role. Around 120 million people depend on coffee for their livelihoods worldwide.

Climate change, however, has just sparked a perfect storm that endangers the well-being of millions of coffee farmers and their families. Furthermore, according to scientists, there will be longer and more intense rainy and dry spells, which will make farming more difficult. The cost of buying and growing decent coffee will rise as temperatures rise and droughts get worse.

The pattern is obvious. According to scientists on climate change, the average global temperature will climb by 1.5 to 4.5 degrees celsius this century. And if we don’t take swift action, it might be too late. Read on to know how climate change is likely to affect the coffee industry in the years to come.

Impact of Climate Change on the Coffee Industry

1. Coffee’s Flavour Can be Affected by Water, Stress, Temperature, and Light Exposure

In order for coffee trees to develop and prosper as well as for their beans to have the flavors and aromas that many coffee lovers adore, an ideal mix of growing conditions is required. Researchers concluded that variables including altitude and light exposure had an impact on coffee quality in a 2021 study that looked at how shifting climates will adversely alter the coffee flavor.

2. Less Land to Grow Coffee by 2050

It is anticipated that coffee-growing regions will move out of the tropics. By 2050, the total area of land suitable for growing coffee is expected to shrink overall, according to a new study. The best regions for growing coffee are expected to shrink in size and suitability in four of the top five coffee-producing countries in the world, namely Brazil, Vietnam, Colombia, and Indonesia.

3. New Regions Are Likely to Emerge

Some nations, namely those outside of the tropics, might experience an improvement in adaptability and new business potential with the plant.

Ethiopia, the plant’s native land, is the fifth largest producer, and it is anticipated that its suitability for growing coffee will mostly remain unchanged. According to studies, there will probably be an increase in the suitability of some countries—such as the United States, Argentina, Uruguay, and China—for coffee growing.

4. The Quality of Single-Origin Coffee Will Potentially Deteriorate

The quality of single-origin coffee coming from arabica beans, which are prized for their rich and evocative scents and flavors, relies largely on the particulars of their growing environment and a particular set of conditions. The regions that produce high-quality, single-origin coffees decline together with the general shrinkage of acceptable coffee-growing lands.

The Bottom Line

There are a number of other irreversible effects of climate change, and coffee’s future is still in the hands of a population that keeps spewing greenhouse gases into the skies. But other organizations have been researching hybrid coffee varietals in an effort to make coffee plants more resilient to harsh environmental conditions—while maintaining flavor and other desired traits.

Red Bay Coffee sources its coffee directly from nations that have the specialized climate and elevation conditions needed to produce premium specialty coffees. Their coffee beans are lovingly roasted to provide morning brews that are sure to make your day better. Contact them for all your coffee inquiries today.

4 mins read

A Breakdown of Coffee Ingredients from Guatemala, Burundi, and Brazil

We all know that coffee can come in various flavors (here’s looking at you french vanilla coffee), and the beans can come from different countries.

You may know that Brazil is the largest producer of coffee in the world. But do you know what makes Brazilian coffee different from Colombian coffee?

Before we get too ahead of ourselves, let’s focus on three coffee beans: Guatemala, Burundi, and Brazil.

The Capital of Guatemala is “G”

Actually, it’s not. It’s Ciudad de Guatemala—but I bet I confused your brain enough to entice you to keep reading now. While I’m positive you’ve heard of Guatemalan coffee, do you know what makes it different from others?

Guatemalan coffee typically has a full-body flavor aided by hints of chocolatey cocoa and a sweetness akin to toffee. Depending on the growing region means that there will be slight changes to the taste of the coffee.

Coffee from Guatemala comes from one of seven regions: Fraijanes Plateau, Antigua, Highland Huehuetenango, Rainforest Coban, Volcan San Marcos, Nuevo Oriente, and Atitlan.

Each one of these coffees will have distinguishing characteristics in its flavor profile. Antigua coffee (one of the most popular kinds of Guatemala coffee) has a complex flavor profile while having hints of cocoa.

Highland Huehuetenango coffee tends to have a fruit-forward flavor, a floral aroma, and a sweet taste that stays on the palate.

Despite the fact you may be buying “Guatemalan coffee,” you have quite a choice in what you want to be drinking. We recommend our Carver’s Dream if you’re going to sip on some Guatemalan coffee.

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If you’re looking for a coffee that will have hints of fruit flavors, then this is the one for you. Burundi is often described as having a delicate berry flavor, rich body, and a floral smell with hints of pineapple, blueberry, or citrus.

While Burundi coffee isn’t one of the leading powerhouses of coffee, it offers a delightful and delicate taste. Much like other coffees, Burundi coffee has different growing regions. The central areas are Buyenzi, Kayanza, Ngozi, and Muyinga.

If you’re looking for a delicious Burundi coffee, you can always try Motherland coffee!

Brazilian Coffee is Extraordinary


We’ve already established that Brazil is the coffee kingpin. Most of the Brazilian coffee that you’ll find is Bourbon Santos; the name is due to the coffee being shipped out of the port of Santos. Coffee from Brazil is known to have a nutty flavor with a hint of chocolate.

Brazil also exports roughly 90% of the world’s espresso beans! All of those lovely macchiatos you’re buying most likely have Brazilian espresso beans in them!

Are you intrigued by Brazilian coffee? Don’t worry; if so, try the Brazilian Cake Lady blend.

Red Bay Coffee, strives to create beautiful coffee, fair relationships, and delicious living experiences every single day. Contact them at 510-399-2441 or email at

4 mins read

Wondering How to Brew Delicious Coffee Without a Coffee Maker?

Minimalism, tidying up, tiny houses, capsule wardrobes—taking a less-is-more approach to daily living has become a part of modern culture. However, the same can’t always be said for the culture of caffeine.

Perhaps you embrace the minimalist movement, travel frequently, camp often, or maybe, you’ve recently discovered a broken coffee maker. Whatever the reason, in this article, we’ll show you 3 easy ways to brew amazing coffee without a coffee maker.

3 Ways to Make Coffee Without a Coffee Maker

The Stovetop Method

What you’ll need: Coffee (coarsely ground, 1 to 2 tablespoons per cup), water (8 or more ounces per cup), a pinch of salt, and a pot or saucepan.

Remember: You’ll need 1 to 2 heaping tablespoons of coffee for each 8-ounce cup. Stick to this ratio if you want to brew more coffee. Since water evaporates when it boils, add a bit more water than you think you’ll need.

  1. In a pot, heat the water and salt over medium heat until bubbles begin to form around the edge.
  2. Stir the coffee and water together to ensure the grounds won’t clump together.
  3. Boil the mixture uncovered for 2 to 3 minutes. Stir occasionally, so the grounds won’t stick to the bottom of the pot.
  4. After the coffee has boiled for a few minutes, remove the pot from the heat and let it steep for about five minutes, allowing the grounds to settle to the bottom.
  5. Use a ladle or pour the coffee into a cup gently to let the grounds stay in the pot. A few grounds will likely end up in your cup, so you might not want to finish that last sip.

The Faux French Press Method

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What you’ll need: Coffee grounds (preferably coarse-ground), hot water, a tablespoon, a deep bowl, and a mug.

  1. Pour one tablespoon of coffee grounds per cup into your bowl.
  2. Fill the grounds with boiling water, allowing it to completely saturate them.
  3. Add enough hot water to cover the servings in your bowl. Let it sit for four minutes.
  4. Once the grounds have settled, gently press them to the bottom of the bowl with your tablespoon.
  5. Pour the coffee slowly into your mug, using the spoon to keep the grounds in the bottom of the bowl, so they don’t fall into your mug.

The Coffee Bag Method

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What you’ll need: Ground coffee, hot water, coffee filter, string (just make sure it’s not waxy), and a mug.

  1. Measure out a single serving of coffee grounds and pour it into the filter.
  2. Make a small pouch by closing the filter tightly and tying it with a length of string, leaving one long end hanging outside your cup just like a teabag.
  3. Heat water with any method you have at your disposal, such as a kettle, pot, or even a cup in the microwave.
  4. Put the coffee bag you created into an empty mug.
  5. Make sure you do not overfill your cup with hot water as you pour it over the coffee bag.
  6. The coffee should steep for about four minutes. You may adjust the time depending on how strong or weak you want your brew.
  7. Be sure to discard the filter before drinking.

Red Bay Coffee strives to create beautiful coffee, fair relationships, and delicious living experiences every single day. If you have questions about their products, contact them at 510-399-2441 or email Visit their website for wholesale and other inquiries.

3 mins read

Red Bay Coffee Celebrates Almost a Decade in Business

Keba Konte, a renowned artist and successful food entrepreneur with deep roots in the specialty coffee and hospitality industry, founded Red Bay Coffee Roasters in 2014.

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Keba Konte (center) Humble but magical beginnings 8 years ago (Source: Red Bay Coffee)

The idea came from his time as a San Francisco artist’s collective that opened Guerilla Cafe in Northern Berkeley. They held art shows and were the first to serve Blue Bottle Coffee. At the time, Konte was a novice when it came to coffee.

He soon grew uncomfortable with the colonial undertones of the specialty coffee industry after opening Chasing Lions. He began noticing that the farmers, primarily people of color, did the majority of the labor yet received minuscule pay, while young, white hipsters owned the roasters and coffee shops.

So, he left the collective and built a “garden room” off his garage in Oakland and taught himself how to roast coffee beans with YouTube videos. A year and a half later, in early 2014, he founded Red Bay Coffee.

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From there, Konte’s vision became the forefront of the fourth wave of coffee—a firm commitment to ensuring coffee production is not only high quality and sustainable but a vehicle for diversity, inclusion, social and economic restoration, entrepreneurship, and environmental sustainability.

Since then, Red Bay Coffee has been hiring and serving people from all backgrounds, striving to be inclusive and diverse of those traditionally left out of the specialty coffee industry, particularly people of color, formerly incarcerated individuals, women, and individuals with disabilities.

Red Bay Coffee Headquarters (Oakland, CA )

Their commitment to underserved communities has allowed people to find a home in Red Bay Coffee. When the pandemic hit in 2020, the coffee shop was able to stay alive through “Buy Local” and “Buy Black” initiatives.

It shows that the company is much bigger than the coffee it serves. It is a sober environment where people can gather, exchange ideas, and connect with the community.

8th Anniversary Special Blend

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How are they celebrating this incredible milestone? By offering a Limited Release Special Edition Bag of Anniversary Special coffee designed especially for their anniversary. This bag is only available until the end of February.

This roast blends fruits-forward Guatemalan and Burundi coffees to deliver a bright, fruity cup with a rich, warm body and chocolate-cherry notes.

To learn more about Red Bay Coffee, visit their website.

1 min read

Actress Kim Fields Has A New Role, Owner of a Coffee Distribution Company

Actress and director, Kim Fields, is best known for her roles as Dorothy “Tootie” Ramsey on “The Facts of Life”, and as Regine Hunter on “Living Single”.

These days, she is also known as the founder of Signature Blends By Kim Fields, a national coffee roaster and coffee distribution company based in Atlanta, GA.

Signature Blends By Kim Fields

We caught up with her to find out more about her life as an entrepreneur.

In the interview, we asked her:

  • What inspired her to get into the coffee business?
  • What is the most rewarding thing about being an entrepreneur? What is the most challenging?
  • What does she feel would help take her business to the next level?
  • Who are some other celebrity entrepreneurs that inspire her and why?
  • What advice does she have for aspiring entrepreneurs?

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Tony O. Lawson

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7 mins read

Meet The Man Who Has Launched Three Successful Coffee Businesses

Russell Wiggins is the owner of Russell’s Gourmet Coffee, an Atlanta, GA based coffee and beverage service and distribution company.

Russell has launched multiple brands for others under his company. We caught up with him to find out more about his business model and how things are going during this recent wave of support for Black-owned businesses.

Russell Wiggins

What inspired you to start your coffee business?

I was inspired to get in the coffee industry after learning about corporate and federal contracting while working at Xerox Corp. and noticing that coffee was that one consistent commodity being consumed in every office I visited.

I also realized there were no Black-owned coffee companies going after beverage service contracts. We were mostly in technology, janitorial, or security. So I teamed up with a couple of my business friends to start a coffee company in San Francisco, California to compete for corporate and federal contracts.

This led me to learn so much more about the coffee industry, the beans, and the business. As a result, I became fascinated with the entire industry and I was hooked after that.

Russell’s Gourmet Coffee

What sets your coffee apart from others on the market?

Russell’s Gourmet Coffee is a whole lifestyle brand for true coffee enthusiasts, as well as the novice. We offer gourmet coffee beans roasted to perfection, and all of our coffee is roasted to order for the freshest, most robust taste. We have a roasting profile that leaves our beans full of flavor with a smooth taste.

We combine top-quality Arabica beans with our secret roasting profile to unlock the sweet flavors specific to each bean.

Our beans are cultivated using environmentally sustainable methods without chemicals and additives to make every cup great for you and the environment.

Then, Russell’s Gourmet Coffee is packaged and labeled to your specs and delivered to your desired location. We take pride in making sure that quality is at the core of everything we do.

How did you get involved with Kim Fields and Peter Thomas to start their coffee businesses?

Peter and I became friends when I moved to Atlanta nine years ago from San Francisco. We met at an industry party and became fast friends.

Once he found out I was in the coffee industry, I approached him about a private label under his name for a Jamaican rum flavored coffee.

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Peter Thomas, left, with Cynthia Bailey and Russell Wiggins
It was a great partnership that landed the coffee on The Real Housewives of Atlanta. I was introduced to Kim Fields and her husband Chris Morgan while in Jamaica filming for RHOA. Chris and I just clicked and have become the best of friends.
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Kim loves coffee and was interested in establishing her own private label,  Signature blends by Kim Fields, under the Russell Gourmet Coffee umbrella.
Now, Kim and I have been partners for about 3 years. Kim and Chris always dreamed of owning a coffee shop and I was already in the business so it was a partnership destined to happen.

What has the response been since we included you on our list of coffee brands?

I have been pleasantly overwhelmed by the amazing support we have received as a result of the Black Lives Matter protests. In fact, our site crashed for nearly an hour after Starbucks denied their employees from wearing any BLM paraphernalia in their stores.

People were outraged and looking for another alternative. That was Russell’s Gourmet Coffee. Being added to your Black-owned coffee lists has been absolutely phenomenal. Media exposure has been a huge help for the brand as well.

It helped to introduce the brand to a lot of new people and coffee drinkers.  So to be added to your platform was a blessing. We are looking to expand our volume sales.

Where do you see your business in 5 years?

Ultimately, I want to see this company grow to a supernova level. Over the next 5 years, we plan to expand our volume sales by getting into grocery stores and more corporate environments.

I would also like to become a resource for other Black people who want to get into the coffee industry.I currently work in local Atlanta schools educating kids about entrepreneurship through coffee bean cultivation, roasting profiles, and the history of the commodity.

I also teach the kids how to sell iced coffee for school fundraisers. Russell’s Gourmet Coffee can be a catalyst for change in the way Black people think about entrepreneurship and socio-economics.

What advice do you have for aspiring entrepreneurs?

The advice I would give to future entrepreneurs would be to believe in yourself more than anybody else ever will. People won’t remember the days when you are hungry or the days when you’ve lost all your money and had to start over again and again.

But if you keep the faith and believe in your talents, you will be successful. It is always important to remember success is not always measured by the amount of money in your bank account, but by the number of people whose lives you have positively impacted on your journey.

Tony O. Lawson

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1 min read

Black Owned Tea Brands You Can Purchase Online

People all over the world have been drinking tea for thousands of centuries, and for good reason. Numerous studies have shown that a variety of teas may fight off inflammation, boost your immune system, and even ward off cancer and heart disease.

While some brews provide more health benefits than others, there’s plenty of evidence that drinking tea can have a lasting impact on your wellness.

If you can’t visit your local cafe for your tea of choice, don’t worry, these Black owned tea brands will deliver herbal goodness right to your doorstep.

Black Owned Tea Brands

Adjourn Tea House

Brooklyn Tea

Ivy’s Tea Co. 

Sip Tea Shop 

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Hands of Sage

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Teas With Meaning

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Bea’s Wellness Teas

True Serenity Tea

Black Owned Tea

Jayida Ché

Kim Bees

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Orange Street Storehouse

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INI Sips

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Just Add Honey

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Steep & Sip Teas

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Teas Please

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Elle’s Elixirs

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Lady Rose Specialty Teas 

BrickHouse Gourmet Coffee & Tea Co.

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MoreFya Herbal Tea and Smoke Blends

Cup of Té

The Black Leaf Tea & Culture Shop

Drink Our Hi-G

Just Be Tea

Deeply Rooted

Flora’s Tea Company

Tranquilo Teas


Oat Straw Tea Company

Angry Black Tea


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