Tea Journey role: Contributor
Québecois tea taster François Marchand has been in the tea business for almost 20 years. Specialist in some of the classic artisanal green teas of China, he spends every spring in the central provinces selecting rare batches of green tea and the aged teas of Liu Bao. Living in Montréal, he is one of the four taster/owners of Camellia Sinensis, whose catalogue at camellia-sinensis.com has gained world renown. Within the company François focuses on the creation and management of Camellia Sinensis’ very distinct image, marketing, graphics, packaging, website and internet presence.