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54 Willow Way
Birchall is a fifth generation British tea company with a rich heritage and a passion for "the perfect pick". Our tea experts specialise in creating speciality and everyday black tea blends, in addition to green teas and fruit & herbal tea infusions.
Since 2011, our teas have won 56 accolades at The Guild of Fine Foods' prestigious Great Taste Awards and our signature Great Rift breakfast tea has received honours for 9 consecutive years.
We work hard to ensure all our teas are sustainability sourced and are long standing members of the UK Tea & Infusions Association, the Ethical Tea Partnership, Fairtrade Foundation and Rainforest Alliance..
For more information about our new retail collection and foodservice range, please visit our web site.
Camellia Plc is an international group, listed on the London Stock Exchange and employs over 73,000 people worldwide. Camellia's interests include Agriculture and Horticulture, Private Banking and Financial Services, Food Storage and Distribution and Engineering.
The Company has tea plantation and tea factory interests in Bangladesh (Duncan Brothers), Darjeeling, Assam and the Doars in India (Goodricke Group), Kenya (Eastern Produce Kenya) and Malawi (Eastern Produce Malawi). The Company is the second largest private producer of tea in the world and produces approximately 90 million kilos of high quality tea a year, has an instant tea factory in India and also supplies packet tea in India.
Our products have a number of certifications including Rain Forest Alliance, Fairtrade (Processor and Exporter), UTZ, Ethical Tea Partnership, ISO 22000, PAS 220 and HAACP and we are the winner of the Unilever winning through sustainability award and East African Environmental Excellence Award.
McLeod Russel India Limited
Four Mangoe Lane
Surendra Mohan Ghosh Sarani
Kolkata - 700001
McLeod Russel has been growing tea in India since 1869 and is today the world's largest tea plantation company. We produce approximately 120 million kilos of quality tea from our 65 tea estates/factories comprising 53 tea estates and factories in Assam and West Bengal in India, 6 in Vietnam, 5 in Uganda and the world renowned Gisovu tea estate in Rwanda. Our tea business directly employs over 90,000 people, a large number of whom are women.
We have a range of certifications which include Rainforest Alliance, Fairtrade, ISO22000 and HACCP. All our estates are audited and registered with the Ethical Tea Partnership and we are also SEDEX registered. We comply with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)/Sustainable Agricultural Practice (SAP), EU Maximum Residue Levels, US FDA and Japanese import norms with a number of our estates being 2-4D Free.
We offer a wide range of bulk and retail delivery options for our clients. Many of our tea factories have the facility to pack tea in bulk Vacuum packaging, resulting in our clients receiving a uniquely fresh product. We produce high quality Orthodox and CTC varieties of black and green teas. Our HACCP certified state-of-the-art blending facility in Assam is able to meet most of our clients? customised blending requirements.
We have offices in Dubai and Mombasa to ensure continuity in our export supply chain. These sites offer direct point of sale options for estate sourced teas, multi origin blends and finished retail ready packaged options of different teas for our growing global client base.
We are committed to the welfare of our employees, their families, and the communities near our estates through various ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives. We have 154 hospitals and 42 crèches in our tea estates, all equipped and staffed by qualified medical personnel. We also run free eye clinics in our tea estates. We have constructed and support 149 schools in and around our tea estates, including the famous Assam Valley School which is acknowledged to be among the top 10 residential public schools in India (www.assamvalleyschool.com).
As one of the largest tea exporters globally, we maintain strong relationships with most leading packers and buyers across all continents. We have always enjoyed an excellent reputation for the quality of our product as well as the integrity and reliability of our marketing and delivery systems.
India: Mr. Azam Monem Tel: (91)33 2243 5391
United Kingdom: Mr. Dilsher Sen Tel: (44)1322 374878 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Mr. Cren Sandys-Lumsdaine (44)1635 814452 Email: email@example.com
Silkenty Teas Ltd
unit 36, 88-90 Hatton Garden
Silkenty brand is owned by The Tea & Herb Company in Sri Lanka. It is primarily engaged in premium & speciality quality pure Ceylon teas.
Silkenty teas are carefully filled silken infusers with premium ingredients - real leaf teas, whole buds and flowers, natural herbs, exotic spices and real fruit pieces. Each blend speaks of perfection and delivers maximum enjoyment. Our silken infusers allow discerning consumers to experience anexceptional cup of tea. Their structure allows us to fill them with the most premium grades of teas and herbs.
Silkenty teas can be bought online (www.silkenty.co.uk) and through Amazon
Varieties of Teas Offered: Pyramid Tea bags, Loose teas, Herbal teas, Speciality Teas & Fruit Teas
Breakfast Tea - Premium Ceylon Black Tea
Bombay Chai - Ceylon Black Tea, Cardamom, Ginger Root & Cinnamom
Earl Grey - Ceylon Black Tea & Oil of Bergamot Orange
Honeydew Green - Honeydew Melon, Apricot & Gunpowder Green Tea
Traditional Oolong - Pure Oolong Tea
Chamomile Lemongrass - Chamomile & Lemongrass
Peppermint Rose - Real Mint Leaves with Baby Rose Petals
Crimson Nights - Hibiscus Flowers, Rosehips, Hawthorn Berries, Cranberry, Lemon Peel, Cherry
Tropical Dreams - Rose Petals, Rosehips, Sultanas, Blkcurrents, Blueberries, Strawberries.
Tranquility - Valerian Root, Passion Flowers, Chamomile, Lavender, Lemon Balm & Rose Petals
Vanilla Rooibos - Premium Rooibos, Marigold Petals & Natural Vanilla Essence
White Gold Tips - Pure White Tea for the most refined palate. Highly prized, subtle & elegant.
Teaxpress Pvt. Ltd, 120, Sevoke Road, Siliguri,
We believe every leaf tells an origin story; an ode to the place it has come from. By connecting with these stories we can really cherish a tea for all that it is ? its flavours, aromas, and the sensations that it invokes. This, we believe, is the most authentic way of experiencing any tea.
Through TeaBox, we are connecting great tasting teas, straight from their origins, to tea lovers the world over, by being transparent, informative, and thoughtful.