A Brief History
Discover the ancient origins and fascinating history of tea!
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.
Apart from tourism, tea is the biggest industrial activity in India.
80% of office workers say they find out more about what's going on at work over a cup of tea than any other way. More recently, tea drinkers told us they catch up on social media, make phone calls and chat to colleagues during their tea break.