The Science of Tea
By news editor, on 14 June 2013
Written by Holly Holmes, reporting on a session at this year’s Times Cheltenham Science Festival.
Tea: the nation’s favourite beverage and a drink synonymous with British culture.
As one of the 40 million Britons who enjoy a cup a day, “Science of Tea” immediately caught my eye in the festival programme – ‘an evening dedicated to the chemistry and pharmacology behind the nation’s favourite beverage’ – what better way to spend a Friday night in Cheltenham?