TOYOYO(www.teamong.com) has shown a silicon tea infuser, “TEAMONG” at ‘2014 Gwangju ACE Fair’ held at Kimdaejung Convention Center on Sep 25th to 28th for four days.
The motive of ‘TEAMONG’ comes from the hot spring monkeys enjoying the hot spring bath to cope with their harsh cold mountainous region with the variation of temperature from minus 20°C to the room temperature. This tea infuser is made of food grade silicon to satisfy two purposes: fully infusing the tea leaves placed at the bottom of “teamong,” and indicating the proper brewing status as the monkey face of “teamong” turns to red when the tea leaves are fully brewed.
“TEAMONG” was released this April and completed the inspection by the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety and BPA free certification. This material, KCC food grade liquid silicon, is used in baby bottles. The company uses what’s called a toxic-free “thermo chromic” that enables the color of monkey face to turn to a different color, and the company completed registering the patent.
“Red Mong,” “Yellow Mong,” and “Pink Mong Twins,” totaling all four products, are already released this year. “TEAMONG” is sold in both off-line shops and shop-in-shop business, and Chinese and Japanese online distributors sell the products.
CE Fair, which stands for Asia Content & Entertainment Fair in Gwangju, was hosted by Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) and Gwangju City; and Kimdaejung Convention Center, KOTRA, KOCCA, KCTA, GITCT, and GDC jointly organized the show. At “2014 Gwangju ACE Fair,” 424 companies from 40 countries including 220 foreign buyers from the U.S.A., France, Poland, and China participated in ACE Fair.