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Taiwan tea entrepreneurs brew up new twist on tradition

They hope a high-end modern take on traditional brews will be exported globally
Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 05:50
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REFRESHING IDEA: Ultra-modern tea shop 'Xie Xie' is one business trying to turn the tide back to sophistication. Founder Ms Xie says the craftsmanship involved matches that of international luxury products.

Taipei

CHEAP instant "bubble tea" has become one of Taiwan's best-known culinary exports - now a new wave of entrepreneurs hopes a high-end modern take on traditional brews will also be sipped worldwide.

Taiwan has been producing tea for more than 200 years and a cup of the island'