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Our team grows!

We are so excited to welcome Tyler to our team as our marketing intern! Tyler Vongphachanh [vohng-pa-CHUN] is Lao-American, born and raised in the Midwest.  “…it was important for me to seek out businesses like KLT that are run by ambitious and hardworking Asian/Asian-American folks. When I’m not immersing myself in everything tea, I’m dividing my time between my role as a Project Management Coordinator and working on my own creative projects. I’m looking forward to learning more about running a small business while focusing on marketing and uplifting Kin Leaf Tea’s blends and overall story.” Stay tuned for exciting projects coming this year. Thank you for continually supporting our team, especially as we grow slowly and intentionally. With gratitude,  Kin...

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February Feature: KQED Tells Our Story

Happy Lunar New Years communitea, We are delighted that incredible writer, Anthony Shu, has beautifully told our story on KQED. Read more about the beginnings of our brew in his article, "A Next-Gen Tea Company Blends Vietnamese American Memories to Create New Flavors"

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Podcast Feature | Mx. Asian American - Episode 54

We were featured in a podcast! At Kin Leaf Tea, we love amplifying other minority owned businesses, brands, and companies. We recently collaborated with Karen Zheng at Mx. Asian American, you can check out our episode here.  In this episode, we dive into our entrepreneurial journey, discussing some of our challenges and rewards. We are so excited for what 2022 has in store for us, stay tuned fam!~Violet

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The Launch

Late one night at 3am, I decided "I'm going to start a tea business". And about 5 months later, it's here -- Kin Leaf Tea. Thank you to everyone who believed, financially supported, and professionally helped me. It definitely tested my imposter syndrome, perfectionism and patience, but I feel so grateful to launch knowing I did everything I could with my very few and limited resources. It took a village to get me here and I can officially call myself a tea lady. BOOYAH!  Special shoutout to my Day 1 Backers (no particular order): Brianti W. Teddy K. Marissa N. Calvin W. Mel S. Cristina S. Mindy K. Jesse F. Jenny Lei (Founder of Freja New York) Kristi T. Quscondy...

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