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  1. Liquorice Tea Benefits and Side Effects

    Liquorice Tea Benefits and Side Effects

    Liquorice Tea is the infusion of choice for those with a sweet tooth. Some scientists, in fact, suggest that its sweetness is 30 to 50 times stronger than table sugar. And best of all, this comes without causing damage to teeth. What more could you want from your morning cuppa? Well, as it turns out, this beverage does indeed have Read more...
  2. Benefits of Cinnamon Tea

    Benefits of Cinnamon Tea

    Cinnamon isn’t often a spice you think about when making your morning cuppa. Although some choose to add a sprinkle of it to Fresh Coffee, most wouldn’t actively choose it as a standalone infusion. However, the benefits of Cinnamon Tea may soon change this for the better. What’s more, and perhaps more importantly, it tastes great! So, let’s find out Read more...
  3. Top 30 Most Common Tea Questions

    Top 30 Most Common Tea Questions

    The world of Tea is wonderful and expansive - as well as, on occasions, complicated and confusing. Sometimes, having terminology thrown at you from this way and that is more than enough for the mind to boggle. Other times, knowing the difference between each type, what brewing methods should be used, and whether it has health benefits seems like a Read more...
  4. Best Teas for Allergies

    Best Teas for Allergies

    Nothing ruins a good day quite like suffering from allergies. You could be having a walk with friends and family, or be at work, or even sitting at home. It doesn’t matter where you are when the pollen count is high - it always finds its way. But can your morning cuppa help? And if so, what are the Best Read more...
  5. Yunnan Tea - All You Need To Know

    Yunnan Tea - All You Need To Know

    When someone asks for a cup of Black Tea, we say “what kind?” This is because there are numerous types available, all of which have something unique, indeed extraordinary, to offer. The article below will explore the ins, outs, facts, figures, history and health benefits of one, in particular: Yunnan Tea. Keep reading to find out the answers to the Read more...
  6. Benefits & Side Effects of Pine Needle Tea

    Benefits & Side Effects of Pine Needle Tea

    The mighty pine tree is a common sight around much of the world. But did you know that you can make Herbal Tea from its leaves? When brewed, this wholesome, nutritious infusion boasts herbaceous flavours with subtle minty undertones - as well as proven Pine Needle Tea benefits. But what, exactly, can it offer to your health and wellbeing? The Read more...
  7. Vervain Tea Benefits, Side Effects

    Vervain Tea Benefits, Side Effects

    When you think of Herbal Tea, thoughts often drift to Peppermint, Camomile or Hibiscus. But there are many, many more. This, of course, includes Vervain Tea - an infusion like no other. The following blog will explore “Vervain Tea Benefits”, showcasing its facts, figures, history and health benefits. You will then be able to buy it here from The Kent Read more...
  8. Best Tea for Immune System Health

    Best Tea for Immune System Health

    It’s that time of year when colds and the flu do the rounds. But not everyone, of course, wants to dose themselves up with over-the-counter drugs or antibiotics. While this might, admittedly, be the best method of getting better, there is another option to consider alongside it: your morning cuppa. But what is the best Tea for immune system health Read more...
  9. How much are you paid to make coffee at work?

    How much are you paid to make coffee at work?

    The average worker in the US wouldn’t be the same without their morning coffee or post-lunch caffeine kick. But how much money do you make from spending time pouring, measuring and stirring to make the perfect cup? Have you ever considered how much you get paid for doing the coffee run at work (when you don’t work in a coffee Read more...
  10. What is Chai Tea? and Ingredients Used in Chai

    What is Chai Tea? and Ingredients Used in Chai

    Britons have long been known for their tolerance of queues. We’re famous for it, in fact. Yet the recent influx at Tea-shops across the UK has put our collective patience to the test. Perhaps you, too, have found yourself in this position, waddling gradually towards the counter, eyes darting around for some form of entertainment. Settling your gaze at the Read more...
  11. 10 Amazing Spearmint Tea Benefits vs Side Effects

    10 Amazing Spearmint Tea Benefits vs Side Effects

    We’re all familiar with the exceptional taste and potential health benefits of Peppermint. But what about its counterpart, Spearmint Tea benefits? While the former herbal infusion has long held the spotlight, it’s finally time for the latter to shine bright. Will you join us in discovering its potential here at The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company?  The following Read more...
  12. Lemon Verbena: Health Benefits, Side Effects

    Lemon Verbena: Health Benefits, Side Effects

    When it comes to Herbal Tea, thoughts often drift to Peppermint and Camomile. However, there is a newcomer expected to give these brews a run for their money: Lemon Verbena Tea. Why? First, it tastes great. Second, because of Lemon Verbena benefits. It is a Tea known to calm anxiety, treat congestion, reduce inflammation and improve weight management. Indeed, The Read more...
  13. Best Teas to Help with Anxiety

    Best Teas to Help with Anxiety

    Your morning cup of Tea has many fantastic qualities. Studies suggest it can improve cardiovascular health while reducing diabetes risks, as well as aid digestion. But did you know Tea for anxiety is an excellent choice, too? This is what we’ll be exploring here. The article below will establish the best Teas to help with anxiety. It will cover varieties Read more...
  14. 11 Amazing White Tea Benefits

    11 Amazing White Tea Benefits

    Did you know that White Tea benefits are more substantial than other Teas? You’d be forgiven if you had no idea. In fact, you’d be forgiven if you barely knew anything about this beverage at all. This is because, in recent years, Green Tea has claimed most of the spotlight. Yet times are changing. The future, it now appears, is Read more...
  15. 7 Incredible Lemongrass Tea Benefits

    7 Incredible Lemongrass Tea Benefits

    Are you looking to discover a new Herbal Tea? Look no further than here! This citrusy delight has much to offer, including Lemongrass Tea benefits. According to research, it can lower cholesterol, support the immune system and aid digestion. What’s more, and perhaps more importantly, it tastes great. But what is Lemongrass Tea, and what makes it so special? The Read more...
  16. Hemp Tea Benefits - 8 Reason to Drink Hemp Tea

    Hemp Tea Benefits - 8 Reason to Drink Hemp Tea

    Hemp Tea benefits the mind, body and soul in a multitude of ways. It is a type of Herbal Tea unlike any other, one that has become popular only very recently. But what, exactly, makes it so special? This article will answer this question and many, many more, including:  What is Hemp Tea? What are Hemp Tea Benefits?Can it help with Read more...
  17. Is Coffee a Diuretic?

    Is Coffee a Diuretic?

    No one can deny that your morning joe gets us out of bed in the morning. Indeed, its caffeinated kick provides an often much-needed boost to get the day started the right way. But is Coffee a diuretic? Can it help with toilet ‘duties’? This is what we’ll be exploring below. Here, we will answer once and for all, “is Read more...
  18. Sage Tea Benefits

    Sage Tea Benefits

    There is a Medieval saying: “Cur moriatur homo, cui salvia crescit in horto?”. Translated from Latin, this means: “Why should a man die, while sage grows in his garden?”. This is due to the beliefs surrounding Sage Tea Benefits. Here at The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company, we have built upon the foundations of this motto with our Read more...
  19. 9 Best Milk Alternatives for Tea

    9 Best Milk Alternatives for Tea

    A dramatic change is taking place in the world of Tea. It isn’t only the Tea itself that’s changing. Indeed, so is the milk we use - but what is the best milk alternative for Tea?, What is the best non dairy milk to use in tea and is there a milk alternative for vegans. As of 2020, more people Read more...
  20. What are Antioxidants in Tea

    What are Antioxidants in Tea

    It’s no secret that Tea can support your health and wellbeing in small yet significant ways. This is not a myth of herbalists. It’s a fact of scientists. But what’s the reason? Antioxidants in Tea, it turns out, has a tremendous role to play, which is exactly what we’ll be looking into here.  The article below will explore all aspects Read more...
  21. Kenya Tea : History, Benefits and More

    Kenya Tea : History, Benefits and More

    Did you know that an estimated 50% of Britain’s Tea comes from Kenya (Kenya Tea)? This extraordinary country in East Africa has much to offer casual drinkers and connoisseurs alike, which is exactly what we’ll be exploring here. Below, you will find out about the facts, figures, history and health benefits of Kenya Tea. And once you’ve soaked in this Read more...
  22. 9 Surprising Ginger Tea Benefits

    9 Surprising Ginger Tea Benefits

    Did you know that Ginger Tea benefits are no longer a myth of herbalists but a fact of scientists? Indeed, we now have proof that this delicious, wholesome Herbal Tea can improve daily living in a variety of ways. Most famously, it aids digestion and supports the immune system. However, it can also offer so much more. Some of the Read more...
  23. Different Green Tea Types

    Different Green Tea Types

    Did you know there are hundreds, if not thousands, of Green Tea types? From Sencha to Gunpowder; Jasmine to Decaf, Matcha and Organic, the possibilities are nearly endless. While the article below won’t, of course, cover all of them, it’ll aim to showcase the most famous types of Green Tea. Whichever one you choose from the list below, you’ve undoubtedly Read more...
  24. Honeybush Tea Benefits

    Honeybush Tea Benefits

    Honeybush Tea is a herbal infusion often associated with Rooibos. However, despite several similarities, these two beverages likewise boast a multitude of unique qualities. When it comes to Honeybush Tea benefits, in particular, there is indeed much to mention!  The article below will explore all aspects of this fascinating brew while also answering some of your frequently asked questions (FAQ Read more...
  25. 5 Good Reason to Drink Olive Leaf Tea

    5 Good Reason to Drink Olive Leaf Tea

    Most will know (and love!) olives as fantastic appetisers. Did you know, however, that you can make a delicious Herbal Tea from the leaves of the tree? This, too, can make for a great start to a meal. But what is Olive Leaf Tea good for apart from that? As it turns out, quite a lot! According to research, this Read more...
  26. Green Tea Health Benefits

    Green Tea Health Benefits

    The benefits of Green Tea cannot be overstated. However, most people who pick this wholesome, nutritious beverage off the shelves don’t consider its true capability. Nor do they often think of its significance in history or its cultural impact on the world. We are here to tell you that Green Tea has borne witness to the rise and fall of Read more...
  27. Dandelion Tea Benefits

    Dandelion Tea Benefits

    The Dandelion is more than just a weed. Gardeners may hate it, but we love it. Why? Because of Dandelion Tea benefits, of course! Indeed, when brewed up as a warm, nourishing cup of Dandelion Tea, this so-called “pest” doesn’t look so bad! In this blog, we’re exploring not one, but two types of Dandelion Tea. We stock both Dandelion Read more...
  28. 10 Incredible Nettle Tea Benefits

    10 Incredible Nettle Tea Benefits

    Who would’ve thought that nettles, the plant we all love to hate, could offer amazing Nettle Tea benefits? Before anyone thinks otherwise, we’re, indeed, talking about stinging nettle benefits - as in the nettle that stings. Confused? Allow us to explain in the blog below. The following article will answer some of your searing, burning questions. This includes “is Nettle Read more...
  29. 9 Amazing Hibiscus Tea Benefits

    9 Amazing Hibiscus Tea Benefits

    Hibiscus Tea benefits are today some of the best documented in the world of science and Tea. From weight loss to menstrual relief; anti-ageing properties to, of course, lower blood pressure, the possibilities are near endless. Hibiscus Tea can, under the right circumstances, be the perfect accompaniment to a healthy and active lifestyle. In reality, this beverage may be the Read more...
  30. Can Vegans Drink Coffee?

    Can Vegans Drink Coffee?

    It’s January and all of us here at The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company want to wish you a happy new year. Are you ready to start your resolutions? We are, too! For many, January means ‘veganuary’. But the question begs: Can vegans drink Coffee?  In this article, we will explore all aspects of Coffee and veganism, including Read more...
  31. Plastic Free Tea Bags and Biodegradable

    Plastic Free Tea Bags and Biodegradable

    Nations, communities, businesses and individuals are, hopefully, in the process of a radical, wholly significant change. Now more than ever, we need to work together and make a difference. The climate and environment won’t wait any longer. And that’s why we’re making a start with our petrochemical plastic free Tea Bags, which are also biodegradable. Without nature, without Tea Plant Read more...
  32. Robert Bruce - The Man Behind Assam Tea

    Robert Bruce - The Man Behind Assam Tea

    Every cup of Tea starts with a story and this one is about Mr Robert Bruce. Some are the product of hard work and determination, of intricate processing methods and the most elaborate of techniques. Others come about through sheer luck. Yet sometimes it takes only an individual, or perhaps two or three, to change the way we look at Read more...
  33. Nilgiri Tea - All You Need To Know

    Nilgiri Tea - All You Need To Know

    India is the second-largest Tea producer in the world after China. Most know it as the home of Assam Tea and Darjeeling Tea, both of which remain ever-popular. However, from the rolling hills of Tamil Nadu, a state in South India, comes one particularly underrated infusion - Nilgiri Tea. The article below will uncover the secrets of this beverage and Read more...
  34. The A to Z of Tea

    The A to Z of Tea

    The world of Tea is far-reaching. It encompasses a multitude of types and varieties from Black to Green to Jasmine to Rooibos. Yet many such beverages remain unknown, confined to the households of only the most knowledgeable of connoisseurs. We believe it’s time this changed, meet The A to Z of Tea.   As people begin branching away from conventional Read more...
  35. Christmas Loose Teas

    Christmas Loose Teas

    Is it really that time again? Here at The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company, we couldn’t be more excited for Christmas as we get to drink our Christmas Loose Teas. It is, as we all know, a time for love, laughter, and festivities, as well as, of course, being a time to treat yourself with all sorts of Read more...
  36. We Plant A Tree With Every Online Order

    We Plant A Tree With Every Online Order

    The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company are proud to be in partnership with Tree-Nation, an organisation that gathers and coordinates reforestation efforts worldwide. Through our association with Tree-Nation, every online order we receive means a tree is planted. It is our way of supporting mother nature while combating the effects of climate change with the aim to become Read more...
  37. 5 Perfect Sore Throat Remedies with Tea

    5 Perfect Sore Throat Remedies with Tea

    It’s coming to that time of year when ‘feeling under the weather’ is an increasingly common occurrence. Experiencing a cold, flu, or simply a sore throat during the winter months is, it seems, a fact of life. But did you know that your morning brew can help? Enter sore throat remedies with Tea.  The article below will highlight four types Read more...
  38. Camellia Sinensis - The Tea Plant

    Camellia Sinensis - The Tea Plant

    Tea is an experience, an art form of sorts. In the words of Confucius, it “tempers the spirits and harmonises the mind”. But where, exactly, does it come from? The answer lies in a single, most remarkable plant: Camellia Sinensis - the Tea plant. In this article, we will look into the facts, figures, history and health benefits of Camellia Read more...
  39. Best Dairy Free Milk For Coffee

    Best Dairy Free Milk For Coffee

    Making lifestyle adjustments to combat the increasingly controversial dairy industry, as well as climate change, has recently risen in popularity. Those wishing to do more for the environment might start by switching the milk they add to their morning brew. But what is the best dairy free milk for Coffee? The good news is that there is a vast multitude Read more...
  40. How to Make a Strong Cup of Tea

    How to Make a Strong Cup of Tea

    For some, Tea is best served strong. But how, exactly, does one make a strong cup of Tea? There are actually a couple of answers to this question, which we will explore in the blog below. Read on to find out more about how to make a strong cup of Tea and what types to use. We will also explore:  Read more...
  41. How much do you earn making tea at work?

    How much do you earn making tea at work?

    The average UK worker’s routine wouldn’t be the same without their morning brew or afternoon caffeine boost via a good old fashioned cup of tea. But how much is your cuppa worth? Have you ever considered how much you get paid to make your tea (when you don’t work in a coffee shop)? Well, we’ve created a handy tool to Read more...
  42. What is Afternoon Tea?

    What is Afternoon Tea?

    What is Afternoon Tea? For starters, there is more to it than many might realise. Think not of it as simple lunch, but rather an elaborate affair of all things dainty and exquisite. Its unique qualities extend to every aspect of its existence from history to attire to ingredients. If you’d like to find out more about this remarkable world Read more...
  43. Gunpowder Tea

    Gunpowder Tea

    It doesn’t have to be fireworks night to enjoy Gunpowder Tea. Indeed, you may wish to start autumnal celebrations off with a bang using this brew. Or, more likely, you simply want to enjoy it year-round because of all it has to offer. Either way, you needn’t look any further than The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company. Gunpowder Read more...
  44. 5 Teas for Halloween you Must Try

    5 Teas for Halloween you Must Try

    It’s that time of year for thrills and scares with Halloween just around the corner. Indeed, things are already starting to go ‘bump-in-the-night’ here at The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company where we have the perfect teas for Halloween. For those who don’t know, we’re based in Pluckley, Kent - considered ‘the most haunted village in England’. The Read more...
  45. Pu erh Tea: Frequently Asked Questions

    Pu erh Tea: Frequently Asked Questions

    Welcome to the wonderful world of Pu erh Tea. This unique, often underappreciated beverage has much to offer - despite the fact that many people know very little about it! So, how do we go about changing that? Below, The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company has created a blog focusing on frequently asked questions (FAQ). Start exploring the Read more...
  46. How To Make Irish Coffee

    How To Make Irish Coffee

    No dinner party should be without a deliciously indulgent (and rather naughty!) Irish Coffee. Even if you don’t have any social events planned, this beverage is the perfect choice for cold, autumnal evenings but How To Make Irish Coffee? In fact, whatever the time of year, Irish Coffee makes for a great end to the day! But what is Irish Coffee Read more...
  47. 6 Great Rooibos Tea (Red Bush Tea) Benefits

    6 Great Rooibos Tea (Red Bush Tea) Benefits

    This is a Tea with great taste, character and, of course, benefits. It comes from the vast mountains of South Africa. Every sip of this delicious and surprisingly invigorating brew transports you to the stunning Cederberg region. Here, Rooibos has grown for thousands of years. Despite its immense age, it’s only recently become popular. Why? We will answer this question Read more...
  48. How Much Caffeine in Tea and Coffee

    How Much Caffeine in Tea and Coffee

    Caffeine Levels in your Morning Cuppa Did you know that an estimated 60 plants naturally contain caffeine? This includes nuts from the Kola tree - famously used to create soft drinks. There is also, of course, the Theobroma cacao tree, which produces the beans utilised in chocolate-making. Most noteworthy, however, is caffeine in Coffee - the product of the Coffea Read more...
  49. Lapacho Tea Benefits - Reasons to Drink this Tea

    Lapacho Tea Benefits - Reasons to Drink this Tea

    Have you ever heard of Lapacho Tea Benefits? No? Well, it’s time that you did! Here at The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company, we take great pride in bringing unknown brews to light. While the likes of Green, Black, Peppermint and Camomile Tea continue to gain popularity, there are other choices worth considering. Lapacho Tea is one such Read more...
  50. Herbal Teas: Your Questions Answered

    Herbal Teas: Your Questions Answered

    Britons drink an estimated 165 million cups of Tea a day. Most will agree that’s quite a lot, but how many of these brews are Herbal Teas? As it turns out, many people are making the switch from traditional cuppas to their Herbal counterparts. Indeed, statistics suggest that Herbal Tea sales in the UK have risen by 31% since 2012 Read more...
  51. Jasmine Tea Health Benefits

    Jasmine Tea Health Benefits

    Jasmine Tea benefits the mind, body and soul in a variety of ways. In its most natural form, it is a beautiful flower. When brewed to make Tea, it boasts an equally beautiful taste. Infuse it with either Green Tea or White Tea, and one has a match made in heaven. But what makes it so unique? According to the Read more...
  52. Yerba Mate History

    Yerba Mate History

    Yerba Mate is an immensely popular caffeinated Herbal Tea originating from South America. In recent years, health-conscious individuals have flocked to this brew due to its proven Yerba Mate benefits. According to research, it can, among other qualities, improve cardiovascular health, aid digestion and promote weight loss. But where did it all begin? Lets explore Yerba Mate Tea History. Contrary to Read more...
  53. Health Benefits of Mace Tea

    Health Benefits of Mace Tea

    Mace is a spice that many have heard of, but know little about its origins. While the likes of Ginger Tea and Turmeric Tea have long maintained the limelight, this underrated ingredient deserves recognition, too. This article will aim to do just that, with emphasis on the health benefits of Mace Tea. Keep reading to find out more information! Once Read more...
  54. Ethiopian Coffee - All You Need to Know

    Ethiopian Coffee - All You Need to Know

    People love Ethiopian Coffee Beans, perhaps more so than any other brew. But why? Could it be because Ethiopia, a country in Africa, was the birthplace of both humanity AND Coffee? Homo Sapiens spread out from the continent some 70,000 years ago, thus moulding the world we know today. The discovery of Coffee, meanwhile, dates back only a few hundred Read more...
  55. Should You Drink Tea Before Bed?

    Should You Drink Tea Before Bed?

    Having a good night’s sleep is the key to looking and feeling our best, the question is, should you drink Tea before bed. Without enough rest, it might, in the short term, affect our mood, concentration and alertness. In the long term, it could cause far more severe consequences, such as an increased risk of several chronic conditions. While fresh Coffee Read more...
  56. Chrysanthemum Tea Benefits

    Chrysanthemum Tea Benefits

    Chrysanthemum is more than just a pretty flower. According to research, when brewed as a Herbal infusion, it might also come with Chrysanthemum Tea benefits. Though long revered for its outstanding beauty, today many are using it to improve life in small yet significant ways. The question begs: what can it do for you? This article will look into all Read more...
  57. Is Coffee a Laxative?

    Is Coffee a Laxative?

    No one can deny that Coffee gets us out of bed in the morning. However, after a cup or two, it seems to have us running to the toilet, Is Coffee a Laxative?. For some, this can be somewhat of an inconvenience, while for others, it has since become part of the routine. So, is Coffee a laxative? This article Read more...
  58. Best Teas For Bloating

    Best Teas For Bloating

    A lovely, wholesome meal can sometimes be ruined by boating. Indeed, no one likes to feel swollen and uncomfortable at the best of times. Is there an easy, “fix-all” solution? Not exactly. However, there are, without a doubt, a few types of Tea that can help, thats right we have tea for bloating.What are the Best Teas for bloating? In Read more...
  59. Effects Of Caffeine On You

    Effects Of Caffeine On You

    What does caffeine do to the body? What effects does it have? For starters, it depends on the individual. It also depends on the amount of caffeine intake. In this article, The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company will talk you through the basics of caffeine. We will explore the science behind it, as well as its potential health Read more...
  60. How is Coffee Roasted?

    How is Coffee Roasted?

    How is Coffee roasted? It’s a journey of sorts, one that uses state-of-the-art technology, as well as the care and diligence of individual workers. Roasting is arguably one of the most crucial stages of the Coffee process. Indeed, from plant to cup, nothing quite defines one’s morning brew more than roasting. In this blog, you will find out exactly why Read more...
  61. Linden Flower Benefits

    Linden Flower Benefits

    Linden Flower Tea is a popular brew well known for relieving anxiety, however, is but one of many Linden Tea benefits. According to preliminary research, it can also help with sleep, lower blood pressure and reduce type-2 diabetes risks. But why pick this herbal infusion over any other? This article will aim to make a compelling case for Linden Tea Read more...
  62. What is an Espresso?

    What is an Espresso?

    Understanding “what is an Espresso?” has caused many a headache among our customers. This is with good reason, seeing as it appears even the internet can’t agree on a definition. The good news is that, here at The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company, we can. While this is potentially one of the most misunderstood aspects of the world Read more...
  63. Peppermint Tea: "Frequently Asked Questions"

    Peppermint Tea: "Frequently Asked Questions"

    When it comes to Herbal Tea, you’d be hard-pressed to think of a more popular brew than that of Peppermint Tea. This infusion dates back centuries. However, it has only recently soared in popularity. Today, those wishing to move away from conventional beverages like Black Tea and Green Tea often begin by drinking Peppermint Tea. But what makes it so Read more...
  64. Camomile Tea Benefits

    Camomile Tea Benefits

    Let’s Explore Camomile Tea and the Health Benefits When most of us think of effective Herbal remedies, no doubt Camomile Tea benefits ranks high on the list. For thousands of years, countless societies spread across the globe have applied Camomile Tea benefits to their daily lives. Little has changed today. Now, however, we have the science to back these Camomile Read more...
  65. Richard Smith's Interview with The Bald Explorer

    Richard Smith's Interview with The Bald Explorer

    The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company have recently hosted “The Bald Explorer” here at our Pluckley-based factory shop. It marked the second time that the popular filmmaker and historian has visited our establishment. Owner Mr Richard Smith was delighted to offer a tour accompanied by some Tea-tasting. You can watch the video below. Watch Full Interview Below  Read more...
  66. Is Green Tea Good For Skin?

    Is Green Tea Good For Skin?

    The health benefits of Green Tea cannot be overstated. Studies suggest that this wholesome and invigorating beverage can, among other qualities, improve cardiovascular health and promote weight loss. But is Green Tea good for skin, too? The short answer is yes. However, there is a lot more to this than meets the eye. In this article, we will answer some Read more...
  67. Yerba Mate Benefits

    Yerba Mate Benefits

    Watching the football recently, you may well have seen some of the players drinking an unfamiliar beverage. At first glance, you might be forgiven for seeing a straw in a coconut. This is not so. The likes of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Sergio Aguero have, in fact, been drinking Yerba Mate. This extraordinary high caffeine Herbal Tea has become Read more...
  68. Is Coffee Good For You?

    Is Coffee Good For You?

    It’s no secret that Coffee gets us out of bed in the morning. Indeed, many of us can’t seem to make it through the day without this delicious, invigorating brew. But is Coffee good for you in any other ways? Are there proven health benefits to drinking it frequently? Tea has claimed most of the headlines in recent years due Read more...
  69. Matcha Tea For Weight Loss

    Matcha Tea For Weight Loss

    It’s not easy getting fit and healthy in time for summer. There is no easy “fix-all” solution. No magic weight loss pills. No simple exercise routine that doesn’t require hard work and determination. There are, however, Matcha Tea weight loss benefits. In this article, we’re going to explain how, exactly, this particular type of Tea can help you drop a Read more...
  70. Iced Tea Recipes

    Iced Tea Recipes

    Summer is well underway. Is it time you tried some Iced Tea recipes? At this time of year, there is nothing quite like sitting out in the garden with a glass of Iced Tea to hand. Before you can do that, however, you’ll need to decide on the type of Iced Tea and how, exactly, you want to make it Read more...
  71. Are Tea Tannins Bad For You? 

    Are Tea Tannins Bad For You? 

    Tannins in Tea have a big part to play in your morning cuppa. But are Tea tannins bad for you? These chemical compounds, most famously associated with red wine, have baffled Tea drinkers for many years. It appears, according to the internet, that people can’t make up their mind whether or not they are a help or hindrance to everyday Read more...
  72. Best Tea for Digestion

    Best Tea for Digestion

    Problems with digestion are far from uncommon. Many of us might experience acid reflux, bloating, cramping, inflammation or even Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Is there an easy, fix-all solution? Not exactly. However, Tea might, indeed, help. But what is the best Tea for digestion? This article will walk you through your options. We will talk about six Teas, in particular Read more...
  73. How Many Calories in a Cup of Coffee?

    How Many Calories in a Cup of Coffee?

    How many calories in a cup of Coffee? It depends. For the most, however, it’s good news. In this article, we will look into the factors that influence the calories in Coffee. We will also determine, once and for all, if your morning brew can complement a healthy and active lifestyle. As soon as you know the facts, you can Read more...
  74. Coffee Crisis 2019  - Will It Affect You

    Coffee Crisis 2019 - Will It Affect You

    Recent reports have emerged suggesting that the global Coffee Industry has experienced a dramatic fall in prices since 2017. Evidence indicates that an increasing percentage of Coffee farmers, particularly in Central and South America, have abandoned their estates and plantations. This coffee crisis is part due to hunger and food insecurity, which may soon affect Coffee consumers around the world Read more...
  75. How To Make Iced Coffee

    How To Make Iced Coffee

    It’s official: summer has arrived. During the hotter months, we tend to drink less warm beverages and more infusions of the ‘chilled’ variety. In previous articles, we’ve already talked about how to make Iced Tea. What about how to make Iced Coffee? Wait, Iced Coffee? That’s a thing? Absolutely. What’s more, it’s becoming increasingly popular, particularly among those who simply Read more...
  76. Rosehip Tea Benefits

    Rosehip Tea Benefits

    When you think about roses, you see flowers, right? That’s all fair and well, but forgotten for too long is Rosehip Tea benefits. Though not as beautiful as their floral counterparts, these small, seemingly insignificant fruits have much to offer. So what is Rosehip Tea? What are its benefits? These questions and many more will be answered in this article Read more...
  77. Is Tea Gluten Free?

    Is Tea Gluten Free?

    As society becomes increasingly health-conscious, we’re beginning to care more about what goes into our food and drink. In the UK alone, we consume an estimated 100 million cups of Tea a day. It seems only right and fair that many might ask the question, “Is Tea Gluten Free?” In this article, we will look at the definition of gluten Read more...
  78. How To Make Matcha Tea

    How To Make Matcha Tea

    Matcha Tea has become immensely popular in recent years. This is in part because of its extraordinary taste and in part because of its well publicised benefits. Indeed, casual Tea drinkers and connoisseurs alike flock to this beverage, but how do you make Matcha Tea? In this article, we will talk about what makes this delectable infusion so unique. Then Read more...
  79. Lavender Tea Benefits

    Lavender Tea Benefits

    Lavender Tea is nostalgia in a cup. Many of us have fond childhood memories of parents putting Lavender bags under our pillows while we drift off to sleep. Others might recall times wandering through gardens thick with the scent of this mesmerising herb. Now, according to scientific research, we can embrace Lavender Tea benefits. Studies suggest that this wholesome, nutritious Read more...
  80. Who Discovered Tea? 

    Who Discovered Tea? 

    Tea is the second most consumed drink in the world after water. In the UK alone, we have 100 million cups of it daily - that’s 36 billion a year! China is the biggest producer, accounting for 22.8% of the world’s Tea exports, worth $1.5 billion USD, in 2016. But how did we get to this point? Where did it Read more...

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