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November 2011 - Toronto, ON | Tea enthusiasts in the Junction have been keeping a secret - a tea boutique serving tasty concoctions you're sure to love. Tea Blendz offers a plentitude of hot teas, iced teas and tea lattes for the cold winter months. They sell tea accessories and also have some delicious tea shortbread cookies. Parking is limited and unless you live in the area, not many yet know about Tea Blendz...        

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April 2011 - Toronto, ON | There sure are a lot of tea places showing up nowadays, especially since the monstrous success of David’s Tea. Say what you will about that corporate beast, but in my opinion, David’s Tea has had a firm hand in pushing tea into the hands of mainstream Toronto. So, in a market on its way to becoming pretty heavily saturated, what’s Tea Blendz doing to differentiate themselves? Plenty…         

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April 2011 - Toronto, ON | Tea lovers, rejoice. Tea Blendz, the Junction's newest tenant, marked their opening in early March. And we, being tea lovers ourselves, naturally found our way there. Tea Blendz wants to change the perception of tea. They believe that what was once your grandmother's drink is now a fun and healthy beverage of choice for people of all ages...        

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March 2011 - Toronto, ON | Tea Blendz has introduced quality loose leaf tea and something called a "teapresso" machine to the Junction. I had never previously given much thought as to how my favourite tea lattes and other specialty tea drinks were prepared at various cafes around the city. But Jose and Khadija Jafferji, owners of Tea Blendz on Dundas West near Keele, piqued my interested when they pointed out their shiny new toy...          

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March 2011 - Toronto, ON | Something new in tea? Yes! Khadija Jafferjiand her husband Jose have made it happen with their “modern tea boutique,” Tea Blendz, which opened two weeks ago in the Junction. The couple blended their love of tea and their entrepreneurial passion to fill a gap they found in the market, modernizing this venerable beverage to make it “fun and sexy.” Mentored by tea mavens Karen Hartwickand Brendan Waye, the Jafferjis invested in a German-designed “teapresso” machine...         

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