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Tea industry leaders act to make world's favourite beverage a hero crop

Tea industry leaders act to make world's favourite beverage a hero crop

Last week, tea industry leaders gathered at Unilever House in London to launch a new era of collaboration within the tea sector, led by global sustainability non-profit Forum for the Future. Posted: 18th February 2014 Read more →

Secrets of the Tea Masters

Secrets of the Tea Masters

A new film, which opens a window onto the fascinating world of fine China tea, has just been released on DVD Posted: 18th December 2013 Read more →

All wrapped up: why afternoon tea has become such a popular festive treat

All wrapped up: why afternoon tea has become such a popular festive treat

Sumptuous decorations, carol singers, open fires and seasonal treats: Festive Afternoon Teas make for a truly memorable occasion - so don't delay, book yours now! Posted: 8th November 2013 Read more →

Odd Box

Oddbox

Tea & Business

Featured Member: Williamson Fine Teas Ltd
Williamson Tea has been growing and selling the finest quality teas in the world since 1869. Not only do we have over 135 years experience of buying and blending teas from all round the world but we also own tea farms in Kenya, generally regarded as producing Premium quality. Our farms have Fair Trade approval and several awards for tea... Read more

Tea Fact - 3/13

Love Is

Everyone's favourite...... By the middle of the 18th Century tea had replaced ale and gin as the drink of the masses and had become Britain's most popular beverage. More →

Tea Advisory Panel (TAP)

TAP The Tea Advisory Panel was created to provide media with impartial information regarding the health benefits of tea. Panel members include nutritionists; dieticians and doctors. For further information please call 0207 052 8989. Read more...

TEA a brief history...

Tea is so much a part of everyday life in Britain that we might never stop to think about how a unique plant from faraway China became the nation's favourite drink. But the history of tea is fascinating, and in this section we can follow its story from the earliest times in Imperial China right up to its present place at the heart of British life. Read more...