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.
96% of all cups of tea drunk daily in the UK are brewed from tea bags.
98% of people take their tea with milk, but only 30% take sugar in tea.
By the mid 18th c. tea replaced ale & gin as the drink of the masses to become Britain's most popular beverage.
Tea was created more than 5000 years ago in China.