A Brief History
Discover the ancient origins and fascinating history of tea!
Tea is a natural source of fluoride that can help protect against tooth decay.
Tea firstly appeared in Europe thanks to Portuguese Jesuit Father Jasper de Cruz in 1560.
97.5% of tea purchased in the UK comes in tea bags.
Tea was created more than 5000 years ago in China.
By the mid 18th c. tea replaced ale & gin as the drink of the masses to become Britain's most popular beverage.