Ten Ren Tea

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Ten Ren Tea Co., Ltd.
Public
Traded as TWSE: 1233
Industry Food manufacturing
Founded 1953
Headquarters Taipei, Taiwan
Products Tea, ginseng
NT$ 139,266,000[1]
Website www.tenrenstea.com

Ten Ren's Tea or Tian Ren's Tea (Chinese: 天仁茶業) is a Taiwan-based company that specializes in tea and ginseng products.

History[edit]

"Ten Ren's Tea Culture Building" (天仁茶文化大樓) in Taipei

Founded in 1953[2] in Taiwan by Ray Ho Lee, "Ten Ren's Group 天仁集團" also operates Cha for Tea teahouses in Southern California as well as " Ten Ren's Tea 天仁茗茶 " stores in California and six Ten Rens in New York, and other places, and through the subsidiary " Ten Fu Group 天福集團" produces and sells tea products in China, where much of its activity now takes place.[3]

By 2003 it had 113 outlets globally, making it Taiwan's largest tea shop chain.[4]

Global[edit]

Ten Ren Tea in Ontario, Canada

" Ten ren's Tea 天仁茗茶 "is located in Australia, Japan, Malaysia,[5] the United States[6][7] and other countries. The Ten Ren Tea and the Lu-Yu Tea Institute are part of the Ten Fu Group. The "Lu-Yu Tea Culture Institute陸羽茶藝中心" was founded in 1980. Ten Fu Group in 1993, as a way of bringing Taiwanese tea expertise back to the Chinese mainland. Ten Fu now has over 1000 retails stores across China "as of 2010". "Tenfu Tea College 天福茶學院" founded in 2007 by Ten Fu Group.

Ten Ren's Tea Vancouver store was featured as a challenge location in an episode of The Amazing Race Canada. The episode was watched by 2.9 million Canadians.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TEN REN'S TEA CO February Sales Fall 6.78%". Bloomberg. 7 March 2012. Retrieved 16 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Keeling, Stephen (2011). The Rough Guide to Taiwan. Rough Guides. p. 90. ISBN 9781848366572. Retrieved 16 March 2012. Founded in 1953...one of the largest and most respected tea manufacturers in Asia 
  3. ^ http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/biz/archives/2003/05/28/2003053035
  4. ^ Chung, Amber (11 December 2003). "Ten Ren wants to make tea hot". Taipei Times. Retrieved 16 March 2012. Ten Ren, Taiwan's largest tea shop chain with 113 outlets worldwide 
  5. ^ "Less tea drinkers in Taiwan". Manila Standard. 13 April 2002. p. 7. Retrieved 16 March 2012.  |section= ignored (help)
  6. ^ Davidson, Hilary (2005). Frommer's New York City Day by Day. p. 84. ISBN 9780471747291. Retrieved 16 March 2012. The famous Taiwanese tea maker Ten Ren has a particularly charming outpost on Mott Street 
  7. ^ Pool, Matthew (2009). Frommer's San Francisco 2010. p. 221. ISBN 978-0470487242. Retrieved 16 March 2012. 

Louie, Elaine (7 April 1991). "Sunday Outing; Chinatown: More Than Restaurants". The New York Times. New York. p. 2. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 16 March 2012. 

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