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Any firm, company or other corporation registered in the United Kingdom and trading tea, or any producer country Tea Board or country Tea Association that trades tea with the United Kingdom, or any international company or organisation allied to the tea trade shall be eligible for membership in either of the following categories subject to the following qualification:
Firms, companies or other corporations registered in the United Kingdom and who are bona fide packers, blenders or traders of tea within the United Kingdom shall be eligible for membership of the Association as a full member.
Firms, companies or other corporations registered in the United Kingdom who have a direct interest in the tea trade specifically with regard to estate production, shipping, trading, warehousing, distribution and supplying various materials to the tea trade, shall be eligible for full membership of UKTIA.
Full UKTIA members have a requirement to be members of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) either through individual company corporate membership or through the UKTIA consolidated FDF membership scheme for smaller companies.
Any country specific Tea Board, Tea Association or Chamber of Commerce tea division which is constituted to represent either the private or corporate sectors of the tea industry in that country will be eligible to join UKTIA as a full producer member.
Tea producing countries have no requirement to be members of FDF.
Firms, companies or other corporations registered in the United Kingdom and or international companies who are allied to the tea trade, as a grower, supplier, marketer, shall be eligible for associate membership of UKTIA.
UK tea packers and producer countries are not eligible for Associate Member status. Associate members shall have no voting rights.
|Full Voting Rights||Yes||Yes|
|Eligible as Exec Board Member||Yes||Yes|
|Operating Group Member||Yes||Yes|
|European Committee Attendance||Yes||Yes|
|Receive Exec Board Minutes||Yes||Yes|
|Secure Full Members Website Area||Yes||Yes|
|Access to FDF website||Yes||Yes|
|UKTIA Website Listing||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Full Market Data||Y||Yes|
|Signposting to Industry Guidance||Yes||Yes||Yes|
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If you would like to register an interest in becoming a member of the UK Tea & Infusions Association please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org clearly stating the name and nature of your business, contact details and why you would like to join. We will then contact you to discuss your application in more detail.