Tea Master Jason Chen

1997

C.C. Fine Tea begins business in Seattle, Washington.

1998

Organic green tea plantation in Zhejiang province, China begins operation with C.C. Fine Tea name.

1999

High Mountain Oolong tea plantation in Fujian, China, joins the C.C. Fine Tea family.

2000

C.C.F.T.'s High Mountain Oolong (Golden Lily #27) wins Gold Medal at Hangzhou International Tea Competition.

C.C.F.T. Dong Ding Oolong wins Silver Medal at the same competition.

Production of green tea seed oil begins.

2001 

Luyu Automatic Tea Brewer receives U.S. and China patents.

C.C.F.T.'s Golden Lily #27 Oolong wins Hangzhou International Tea Competition Gold Medal.

Bai Hao Oolong wins Gold Medal in the same Hangzhou competition. Bai Hao Oolong wins Silver Medal in Shizuoka International Tea Competition in Japan.

C.C.F.T. Oolong Tea begins export to Japan.

2002

Luyu Automatic Tea Brewer wins 2nd Place in New York City 30th Annual Fancy Foods Show.

C.C. Fine Tea Dong Ding Oolong and Bai Hao Oolong awarded Best Farm Products for Dehua county, Fujian province, China.

2003

C.C.F.T. introduces green tea seed oil to U.S. market.

Durable and beautiful bamboo furniture, a renewable resource product, is introduced in the U.S.

2004

C.C.F.T. Mao Feng Green Tea wins the 1st prize in the U.S. rewarded by Consumer Report.

2005

C.C. Fine Tea launches TeaMaster brand for teaware.

2006

TeaMaster Smart-Brew Cup is introduced at Beijing International Tea Expo.

2008

TeaMaster designs tumblers for global coffee company.

2009

C.C.F.T. Mao Feng Green Tea begins export to Europe.

2010

The book A Tea Lover's Travel Diary is published and begins to sell in the States and Amazon.com.

2012

Keemun Black tea begins export to Europe.

The book 4 World-Famous Chines Green Teas  is published and begins to sell in the U.S., and Amazon.com.

2013

Retail store "Smacha Tea" grand opening in Bellevue, WA.

2014

Luxury convenience line of tea/ware is created (tumblers, portion packs, etc.)

Beginning to work with factory in Jingmai village, Yunnan province, and produce Ancient Pu-Erh tea.

2015

Sachet Tea bags launch with 8 different styles, each with whole leaves and environmentally friendly.

2016

New version of the Signature Automatic Tea Brewer prepares to sell globally. 

2017

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