World Tea Expo
Pre-Conference: June 11-14, 2018
Conference & Expo: June 12-14, 2018
Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall

Nigel Melican

Managing Director
Teacraft Ltd.


Nigel Melican has 33 years’ experience in the tea industry both as a product developer and trouble-shooter with Unilever and, since 1990 as owner and managing director of his tea consultancy company Teacraft and his specialty tea e-commerce company Nothing But Tea. Nigel’s tea technology expertise has assisted clients in 26 countries - from green tea in Australia to antioxidants in Zimbabwe. His particular interest is in planting in non-traditional countries and assisting small farmers with techniques for handmade tea production and marketing, and encouraging the use of sustainable tea growing and manufacturing methods. Since 2013 Nigel has tenure of the DN Borbora Centenary Chair for Tea Quality and Manufacturing at the Tocklai Tea Research Institute in Assam - his special interest here is identifying appropriate mechanization technology for the Indian tea industry.


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