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Our Journey Towards Sustainable Packaging

Our Journey Towards Sustainable Packaging

I remember in high school, our science teacher would always give us projects using the ‘PHEOC’ steps: Problem, Hypothesis, Experiment, Observation, and Conclusion. Never in my wildest imagination, I would ever use this again in my adult life. Now, before we dissect the Problem, I would like to give you a glimpse on how and why is this important for us. TEMA has been around for a year as of this month (yay!). Since the beginning, we aim to be a brand that is sustainable, environmentally-friendly and produce locally. Being an UKM (Usaha Kecil Menengah) and a new player in...

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Our Very First TEMA Tea Blending Workshop

Our Very First TEMA Tea Blending Workshop

Showing our customers how we make our tea is a great way to both engage and learn what they actually like. This month, we decided to do just that and host our very first TEMA Tea Blending Workshop. Casual but informative, we got together a small intimate group of people at our partner cafe, Popolo Bogor, where everyone learnt (hopefully!), sipped, and mixed-and-matched ingredients to create their very owned personalized jar of goodness. So what exactly happened during our workshop?   1. Basic Knowledge   “What is tea?" “How does tea processing work?” “What makes tea leaves have different color...

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Brew Your Own Tea Latte at Home

Latte is usually associated with coffee and milk. For us tea drinkers, who also wants the richness of milk on its cup of tea can create a tea latte.This rich yet simple drinks can be easily made at home with TEMA Tea. So, what is tea latte, really? Just like caffe lattes, it is made with steamed or frothed milk. However, instead of coffee espresso, we filled the cup with tea, usually the strong flavored ones. It can be served both warm and cold. The basic ingredients needed to make a tea latte are concentrated brew tea, sweetener, and frothed...

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How to Brew TEMA Tea?

Tea Type Tsp / 1 Cup Temperature Steep Time Caffeine Level Green 1 tsp 80˚C 1 - 2 minutes 5 - 10% of Coffee White 2 tsp 80˚C 2 minutes 1% of Coffee Black 1 tsp 90˚C 2 - 3 minutes 20% of Coffee Oolong 1.5 tsp 90˚C 3 minutes 20% of Coffee Flower/Fruit 1 tsp 98˚C 4 minutes Caffeine Free     Heat water to the appropriate temperature. Add your loose leaf tea to a tea strainer. Put the tea strainer into your desired tea cup or teapot. Pour the heated water over the tea strainer.   Time your steeping (steeping...

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