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Daytona Beach News-Journal: Yaupon Tea Founder Addresses Forum

Daytona Beach News-Journal: Yaupon Tea Founder Addresses Forum

Yaupon Asi Tea founder to address forum


Published: Monday, January 12, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
Last Modified: Monday, January 12, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.

DAYTONA BEACH — The founder of an Edgewater business that produces a line of teas made from yaupon holly shrubs that grow wild throughout the Southeastern United States will address an entrepreneurs forum here Wednesday morning.

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NPR: Here's The Buzz On America's Forgotten Native 'Tea' Plant

NPR: Here's The Buzz On America's Forgotten Native 'Tea' Plant

Yaupon growing in the wild in east Texas. This evergreen holly was once valuable to Native American tribes in the Southeastern U.S., which made a brew from its caffeinated leaves.

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