World Tea Expo & Conference 2022
CLARKEsTEA won the Devan Shah Tea Tycoons Award at the World Tea Conference + Expo in Las Vegas.
The category was Innovation: A dynamic, new idea that demonstrates clear value for the Tea Industry.
World Tea News
Val Clarke, founder and CEO of CLARKEsTEA, based in Toronto, Ontario, competed in the Devan Shah Tea Tycoons competition at the World Tea Conference + Expo on March 22, and her company took home one of the top prizes. The new company won in the category of Innovation for its line of vegetable teas.
World Tea News has interviewed Val Clarke about her innovative business and entrepreneurship.
Do you enjoy tea? Would you ever try veggie tea? That is the idea behind Val Clarke’s new tea line, CLARKEsTea.
Val Clarke is a Hamilton resident who started making these teas to help with her own health when she was diagnosed with a condition in which an abnormal protein is formed in the blood.
The Hamilton Spectator
Building a special niche, one cup at a time
Staring down a pair of serious medical scenarios inspired Val Clarke to turn to tea.
Specifically, Clarke’s Tea, which has captured a niche in the tea market with its organic vegetable-based teas without blends, additives or preservatives.