The History of the East India Tea Company

the rear view of the East India Company’s factory

When you ask people today about the most powerful companies that they know, most would probably answer Google, Apple, Walmart, Amazon, and more, which are the most popular companies in the present time. But have you ever heard about the East India Company? It’s a mighty profit-making company that once ruled almost … Read more

The Tea Trade Along the Silk Road

statues that represents the caravans on the Silk Road

The history of growing, making, and drinking tea can be traced back to thousands of years. Based on a popular story in China, Emperor Shen Nong was the first person to drink tea. He was boiling some water one day when the wind blew some tea leaves into the pot. When he … Read more