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Cup of Tea Ltd - Ronnefeldt Tea UK

Cup of Tea Ltd - Ronnefeldt Tea UK
3 Moonshill Barns
Frog Lane
Stoke St. Michael

Cup of Tea Ltd - Ronnefeldt Tea UK logo

Cup of Tea specialises in the finest orthodox produced teas from around the world. Sold online via our website and distributed wholesale to the finest hotels, restaurants and tea shops we have more than 200 teas available.

Our huge range encomasses teas from single estate Darjeelings to popular black teas, green teas and herbal and fruit infusions plus a new range of Ayurveda infusions specifically developed for Spa Hotels and Health Spa operations.

For our trade customers we provide everything needed to display, brew and serve our superb teas and infusions.

We have a strong focus on training and it is our belief that it is pointless working with great tea if it is not stored, brewed and served properly. Our exclusive customers benefit from free training on a regular basis to ensure that staff, of all levels, feel comfortable, confident and capable in working with top quality teas.

Styles of Tea & Services Offered:

Our list of teas include teas from India such as First and Second Flush Darjeelings, Assams, Ceylon Teas, plus an excellent range of white, green and black teas from China. We also offer our customers a carefully chosen selection of Japanese green teas (mostly organic), Oolongs from Taiwan and other growing areas and amongst our loose leaf teas are some from even more exotic locations such as Tanzania and Columbia.

The widest range of teas we list are in orthodox loose leaf format, however, we also have a large selection of traditional tag and string teabags filled with superior orthodox fannings plus leaf grade teabag formats .

We pride ourselves that quality, service and consistency are at the heart of what we do  and we are always happy to enthusiastically discuss tea with both our regular customers and potential customers.

Varieties of Tea Offered:

Orthodox loose leaf teas; Black; Green; White & Oolong. Orthodox produced flavoured Black; Green & Oolong teas.

Herbal and Fruit Infusions

Ayurveda Infusions.

Forthcoming Tea Events: 

Twice a year we host tea tasting workshops at our head office in Somerset. These events are hugely popular with tea enthusiasts and, especially, for those who are planning to start up a tea related business. For more details and information please visit our website: or call our offices on 01761 239162.

We are also happy to arrange personalised tea talks and to discuss your individual tea concept.

Business Hours:  Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm





Eminent Tea Consultant, Malcolm Ferris-Lay has over four decades of experience in the Tea Industry.

Malcolm started his training with Twining's in 1968 and then went on to work with one of London's premier Tea Brokers until the demise of the London Tea Auctions.

In 1984 he joined his family tea business with its four retail tea and coffee shops together with its wholesale business. After the successful sale of the business Malcolm became Sales & Marketing Director and later Managing Director of Williamson & Magor, probably the world's finest family owned tea growers and packers.

Malcolm is recommended by The UK Tea & Infusions Association (previously known as The UK Tea Council) for services as an expert trainer for Afternoon Tea for business conferences, world famous hotels, city and country hotels and tea rooms.

Clients have included Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle (Royal Collection); Atlantis Palm Hotel Dubai; Ritz Carlton Dubai; Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek (Dallas); The Angel Hotel Abergavenny, The Dorchester London, The Savoy, Corinthia London, Waterford Wedgewood Royal Doulton, InterContinental Hotels, Harrods, Harvey Nichols, Althorp House and Priory House Tea Rooms.

Malcolm is pleased to offer his services in the following categories:
Afternoon Tea Training,
Menu Consultancy,
Tasting Training,
Bespoke Tea Blending,
Sourcing Product for both trade and consumers,
Product Development.

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