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Introducing Our Loyalty Scheme!

Wednesday, 1 November 2017 11:12:51 Europe/London

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We are proud to announce the brand new High Teas Loyalty Scheme - a way to reward customers for every order placed on our website. We've answered some questions about how it works.

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Focus on Assam Tea

Wednesday, 9 August 2017 11:10:49 Europe/London

Assam tea contributes to one seventh of the world’s total tea production, signifying its popularity across both India and the rest of the world. Tea estates in Assam produced over 600 million kg of tea in 2016, making Assam the largest tea-growing region in the world. Assam tea is also used in the popular English Breakfast and Irish Breakfast tea blends.

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How to Brew the Perfect Cup of Tea

Saturday, 22 July 2017 00:00:00 Europe/London

One thing you can be sure of is good quality tea is essential, whether choosing loose leaf tea or a tea bag. Each has their merits, for speed and convenience it’s the tea bag, but for flavour and taste loose leaf tea is considered to be the best.

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Introduction to the Teas of the World

Monday, 17 July 2017 10:58:00 Europe/London

Tea production began in China as far back as 5000 years ago. Today, tea is produced in dozens of regions, with each region favouring teas of different styles. We have produced a brief guide to introduce you to the history and styles of some of the largest tea producing regions.

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Time for an Iced Tea?

Monday, 5 June 2017 10:45:00 Europe/London

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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China Tea: The Yunnan Province

Thursday, 18 May 2017 10:34:00 Europe/London

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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The Wonderful Teas of Ceylon

Thursday, 30 March 2017 10:28:00 Europe/London

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 Infusions, Remedies and Fruit Tea

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 10:22:00 Europe/London

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 on how the leaves are processed, many types of tea.

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English Breakfast Tea and Breakfast Teas of the World

Monday, 16 January 2017 10:12:00 Europe/London

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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Teas of the world: Masala Chai

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 09:58:00 Europe/London

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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