Diabetes tea

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The traditional Myanmar diet means that often above a particular age it is assumed that one is at least partially suffering from adult-onset diabetes. Acknowledging the glacial speed of behavior change (there aren’t many things that palm oil and condensed milk cannot improve the taste of, after all), some savvy teashops such as this one, along with savvy grocers (such as City Mart) have begun targeting this segment of the population.

Having with some duress from a friend (thanks, Daniel) tasted this tea, I can say with certainty that truly diabetic-friendly tea that tastes remotely like tea rather than like one is drinking a cup of dirt remains a very significant and yet-to-be-exploited opportunity.

Tastes won’t be changing anytime soon – will the market change first?

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