Spotlight on: The London Tea Company


We know how much you love our own brand, Great Taste Award-winning tea range, however, we do often have customers asking if we could offer a Fairtrade range of herbal teas.

Well, herbal tea lovers of the world, you’re in luck… This week, we’ve launched a full range of herbal teas, sourced from our friends at The London Tea Company – including calming chamomile, settling pure peppermint and their renowned raspberry inferno blend, which is sure to tingle the taste buds with its subtle kick of chilli.

Created for and ran by tea lovers, The London Tea Company’s wonderful, envelope teabag teas come in 20 packs, in bright and vibrant packaging, making them handy if you’ve got guests round, or just the perfect little gift for friends or family.


London Tea Company's Fairtrade range

If you like the sound of their products and you’re hoping to delve a little deeper into exactly who The London Tea Company are and what makes them tick, read on.

Blending, brewing and drinking teas since 2003, The London Tea Company are on a mission to bring excitement and creativity back to tea. Mixing high-quality tea leaves with a plethora of natural flavourings, The London Tea Company boast a blend for every individual palate.

As a company, they’re constantly inspired by London’s unrivalled energy, to create new blends and exhilaration into the tea tasting experience. Their mission is simple; to share quality, creativity and their passion for England’s capital city with the like-minded people who drink their tea.

All of The London Tea Company’s delicious, refreshing teas are free from artificial flavourings, colourings and preservatives. They are also a certified B Corporation; a business which balances purpose and profit, legally required to consider the impact of their decisions on their workers, customers, suppliers, community, and the environment. They’re also a social enterprise, reinvesting up to 50% of their profits into farmer communities, supporting workers from some of the most marginalized parts of the world.


Unique selling points of The London Tea Company's Fairtrade herbal teas


Of course, The London Tea Company are fully Fairtrade, too, supporting growers and surrounding communities by paying a guaranteed minimum price for their crop, as well as a Fairtrade Premium which is invested back into the growers’ businesses and local communities. Many of the farmers and workers who supply The London Tea Company live in some of the most marginalised parts of the world and are facing the challenges of increasing fuel and food prices, climate change and rapidly changing market pricing. The guaranteed minimum prices which these growers receive, enable them and their communities to develop their businesses and infrastructure and to help them improve their conditions and dignity.

Committed to sourcing the right teas in the right ways, The London Tea Company have the environment’s best interests at the heart of everything they do and are dedicated to reducing their carbon footprint through selecting their teas and extracts from trusted partners.

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Published at: 16-01-2020
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