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Tea is by far the most popular drink consumed in Britain today, with over 165,000,000 cups being drunk in the UK every single day of the year.
In this part of the site you'll discover the fascinating history of tea going back nearly five thousand years, and the important role tea has played in the recent economic and social development of Britain. You will also find tea facts, information on how to make the perfect cuppa, and much more.
Despite its popularity, we receive tons of questions on all aspects of the great British cuppa - go to FAQs to see if your question is answered there.
For journalists and general users, there is a wealth of information including the latest tea news, fact sheets and an image bank. There is also a comprehensive archive of older news and event information.