Let's talk about tea: healthy drink or lifestyle beverage?

Max-Planck-Forum München

  • Date: May 4, 2021
  • Time: 19:00 - 20:15
  • Speaker: Alisdair Fernie (MPI of Molecular Plant Physiology), Mario Lorenz (Charité), Thomas Henn (German Tea & Herbal Infusions Association)
  • Location: Digital
  • Host: Max Planck Society
  • Contact: forum@gv.mpg.de
Let's talk about tea: healthy drink or lifestyle beverage?
The genome of the original tea plant could meanwhile be decoded. Does the information gained from it provide the possibility of cultivating particularly healthy tea plants or even varieties requiring less fertilizer than traditional plants?

What does “healthy tea” actually mean? Are there already any scientific studies revealing more details on the effectiveness of ingredients on the human body? Which ingredients play a special role in this context?

And how do tea traders deal with the topic of “healthy tea”? Is it possible to observe a history of how tea as a luxury commodity developed to become a lifestyle product for health-conscious customers? What does tea-drinking stand for today, and what are the future trends?

Make yourself comfortable with a nice hot cup of your favourite tea and join us on a journey through the world of tea!

The event will be held in English! Registration is not required.

Let's talk about tea: healthy drink or lifestyle beverage? – Digital Max Planck Forum<br /><br />May 4, 2021 | 19:00 till 20:15

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Let's talk about tea: healthy drink or lifestyle beverage? – Digital Max Planck Forum

May 4, 2021 | 19:00 till 20:15

Keynote Speech:

Prof. Dr. Alisdair Fernie, Research Group Leader “Central Metabolism”, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam-Golm

Discussion:

Prof. Dr. Alisdair Fernie, Research Group Leader “Central Metabolism”, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam-Golm    

Dr. rer. nat. Mario Lorenz, Research Fellow, Charité - University Medicine Berlin, Medical Clinic for Cardiology and Angiology (CCM), CCR – Center for Cardiovascular Research

Dr. Thomas Henn, Executive Board Member, German Tea & Herbal Infusions Association, Hamburg; Head of Strategic Supply Chain, Ulrich Walter GmbH, Diepholz

 

Presented by:

Monika Seynsche, free scientific journalist and presenter

 

If you have any questions, please contact: forum@gv.mpg.de

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