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Songtradr Adds to Advisory Board

Songtradr reported that it will welcome the following members to its Board of Advisors:

-Paul Caine, former CRO, Bloomberg Media, recognized as a corporate, industry, and philanthropic leader, with over 25 years experience leading companies, building brands, developing and leading teams, and generating revenue across print, digital, and radio media.

-Bryan Biniak, former GM for Microsoft and Nokia and currently Entrepreneur-In-Residence at Nokia Growth Partners where he focuses on venture investments in Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Connected Vehicle Infotainment companies.

-Doug Frank, former President of Music Operations for Warner Bros Pictures, has supervised music for films, including The Harry Potter series, The Matrix films, The Batman trilogy, Academy Award winning films, The Departed and Happy Feet, and the movie with the biggest selling soundtrack of all time, The Bodyguard.

More information:

www.songtradr.com

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  • Alexandra Scarborough
    Tea Forté Introduces ‘Matcha’ Collection

    Convenience meets tradition in Tea Forté’s new Ceremonial Matcha Bowl Set and the Matcha Single Steeps.

    The company said its spring harvested, shade grown, stone ground, organic matcha tea is best served in a centuries-old Japanese tea ceremony called chanoyu: a preparation technique known for its centering meditative qualities.

    "The launch of Tea Forté's Matcha collection represents our continued commitment to wellness and cultivating all the potential mental and physical health benefits of tea," says Tea Forté CEO Michael Gebrael. "In addition to our high quality Pure Matcha, we've also blended four distinct flavored Matcha varieties. Prepackaged in pouches measured out for a single serving, our Single Steeps Matcha is ideal for the office, travel, or to keep with you for a boost anytime."

    Tea Forté noted its handcrafted ceremonial tea bowl, handmade bamboo whisk and measuring ladle “encourages serene enjoyment of our premium Kosher, gluten-free and vegan matcha blends.” These include: Pure Matcha, Chocolate Matcha, Coconut Matcha, Ginger Matcha, and Chai Matcha.

    According to a release, in addition to its distinctive taste, matcha is prized for its health benefits. Steeped green tea contains only the antioxidants that can be extracted in water, while with matcha, the whole leaf is consumed.

    Available now in select stores and online at teaforte.com.

 

 

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