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This year, the World Tea Expo gave 41 companies to exhibit over 300 samples of teas in its annual competition. Rishi Tea walked out of that competition with a record-breaking 28 awards, more than doubling the number of its closest competitors.
The basic arithmetic of a current recession + rising gas prices can naturally lead to the conclusion of economic paranoia. It would not be a great surprise to expect that such problems would inspire a heightened level of selfishness within the general public when it comes down to spending money.
However, a recent study done by Ethical Corporation Institute has suggested that is not the case.