A very fun part of the NW Tea Festival was visiting with the vendors at the Exhibit Hall. The offerings ranged from high-end teas to tea equipage, chocolates and cookies, teapots and cozies, and more. Here is a list of the vendors and below are just a few snapshots...
Tea Lady of Olympia, Washington
The Tea Ladies had an interesting and colorful array of tea pots, kettles and cups. I loved the little white porcelain cups with rubber nubs in bright colors.
High-quality teas available for tasting
It was fun to talk to the vendors and learn about what they offered. Here, a rep from SA Japanese Green.
A new product soon to be on shelves from Tao of Tea. I really liked the RTD (ready-to-drink) Tulsi.
Otaku Tea is reaching out to new tea markets. From the program materials, "Otaku Tea is focused on making tea for the steampunk and cyber punk sub-culture. Gamers, Anime Fans and Geeks Welcome." Read more about steampunk, if you're interested. I love innovation and wish this company all the best!