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Iced Tea

Time for an iced tea?

To celebrate today’s gorgeous sunny day, with highs of up to 28 degrees (!), we thought it would be a great idea to make you aware of just how easy it is to brew some refreshing cold-brewed or iced tea!

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Teas of Ceylon

China Tea: The Yunnan Province

The Chinese Middle Empire is considered to be the home of tea and more specifically; Yunnan Province, being its birthplace. Yunnan Province, situated in South-West China has produced green teas for over 1700 years, with black tea production following in their wake in only 1939.

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Teas of Ceylon

The wonderful teas of Ceylon

Ceylon, now known as Sri Lanka, is an island situated 55 miles from the southern tip of India and has become, in little over 150 years, one of the world’s top tea producers, an amazing feat considering the size of the island, about 270 miles long by 137 miles wide.

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Herbal and fruit Tea

Herbal infusions, remedies and fruit tea

The term 'Tea' technically refers to the leaves of just one plant. All "pure" tea originates from the leaves of the Camellia Sinensis plant, native to Asia — depending how the leaves are processed, many types of tea.

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Green Tea

English Breakfast Tea and Breakfast Teas of the World

Breakfast teas and particularly English Breakfast blends are considered to be the most popular type of tea in the UK, with consumption outranking that of Earl Grey.

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Green Tea

Teas of the world: Masala Chai

Enjoyed by millions in India, masala chai, a spiced, sweetened black tea mixed with milk, is now popular around the world. Masala refers to the combination of spices, which often includes cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, pepper, fennel, and star anise.

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Green Tea

Spotlight on Dammann Freres

Over the years the Dammann family have written the most beautiful pages in the history of French tea. The Company has grown and the products multiply, but without losing the dream of excellence in their product still held by each member of the business.

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Green Tea

A Celebration of Ceylon Teas

Ceylon allows the tea enthusiast an opportunity to enjoy teas across a large spectrum of flavours and styles. This due not only to the various geographical locations on the island but also to the altitude at which the tea is cultivated.

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Green Tea

Health Benefits of Green Tea

In the far east, Green tea has been used for centuries for treating many ailments from increasing brain function to digestive health. It is alleged to boost weight loss, reduce cholesterol, combat cardiovascular disease, and prevent cancer and Alzheimer's disease.

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