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  1. 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 tea. 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 Read more...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. Camellia Sinensis Tea - The Tea Plant

    Camellia Sinensis Tea - 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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 stomach.What are the Best Teas for bloating Read more...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. How To Make The Perfect Cup of Tea

    How To Make The Perfect Cup of Tea

    Art is subjective. So is making the perfect cup of Tea. Everyone seems to have an opinion. Everyone seems to like different things. Black Tea or Green Tea? Tea Bags or Loose Tea? Add milk, lemon, honey, sugar, or nothing at all? Ultimately, it all depends on personal preference. There is an optimum temperature for some Tea types that does Read more...
  39. Sri Lanka Tea History

    Sri Lanka Tea History

    Sri Lanka is an island country that lies in the Bay of Bengal just below the southeastern tip of India. From 1815 until 1948, it was a British colony called Ceylon. In 1972, the once colony of Ceylon changed its name to reflect its independence. The name that didn’t change, however, was that of Ceylon Tea. What happened? In this Read more...
  40. What Is High Tea? 

    What Is High Tea? 

    Have you ever dutifully scoured a menu and pondered the question “what is High Tea?”. Perhaps you’ve seen the term alongside “Afternoon Tea” and found yourself baffled by the differences between them? If so, we have good news. The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company are here to clear up your confusion once and for all! In this article Read more...
  41. Is Tea A Diuretic? 

    Is Tea A Diuretic? 

    Is Tea a diuretic? The short answer: it depends on the type of Tea. In this article, we will explore the meaning of the word “diuretic” and why it has become so popular. We will then look at a variety of beverages to see which ones have diuretic qualities. After you’ve weighed up the facts, you’ll have the opportunity to Read more...
  42. Strawberry and Cream Tisane Tea

    Strawberry and Cream Tisane Tea

    British summertime isn’t the same without Strawberries and Cream with a nice cup of Tea. Why not combine the three with our Strawberry and Cream Tisane Tea? It is, after all, that time of year again. The sun is shining, and Wimbledon is in full swing. Over the next fortnight, some 28 tonnes of Strawberries and 330,000 cuppas will adorn Read more...
  43. Mulberry Tea Benefits

    Mulberry Tea Benefits

    Many of us might have grown up with the nursery rhyme “Here We Go Round The Mulberry Bush”. Now, you can embrace Mulberry Tea benefits instead! This remarkable Herbal Tea, as well as tasting great, can improve daily life in small yet significant ways. Once highly revered as part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the health benefits of Mulberry Leaves Read more...
  44. Mint Tea Benefits

    Mint Tea Benefits

    Mint Tea: the most popular herbal infusion in the world. No question. Indeed, for thousands of years, Mint Tea benefits have inspired millions. Some drink it for its nutritional value - others for its weight loss properties. Most, however, choose to drink Mint Tea because it tastes extraordinary. Whether it’s Peppermint or Spearmint; Watermint or Moroccan Mint, brews rarely get better Read more...
  45. What Tea is Good For Relaxing?

    What Tea is Good For Relaxing?

    There is nothing more harmonious than finding time to relax with relaxing tea. Did you know there’s science to this? Depending on the type of Tea, your favourite beverage might help you to relax in more ways than you think. In this blog, we will look into what Tea is good for relaxing (spoiler alert: there is more than one Read more...
  46. Can You Drink Green Tea When Pregnant

    Can You Drink Green Tea When Pregnant

    Is it safe to drink Green Tea during pregnancy? There is research for and against Green Tea pregnancy benefits. Some scientists suggest there’s no need to worry; others recommend steering clear of it altogether. What’s the truth? In this article, we will scrutinise the reported, to unearth what it all means. We will answer, once and for all: “is Green Read more...
  47. What was The Boston Tea Party?

    What was The Boston Tea Party?

    Did you know that The Boston Tea Party was one of the sparks that led to the American Revolutionary War? Not only is it significant to the history of the United States, but also the history of Tea as a whole! Indeed, the world of Tea might today look very different had this momentous event not taken place. The Boston Read more...
  48. Kombucha Tea Benefits

    Kombucha Tea Benefits

    Kombucha Tea is an acquired taste; one, however, that has soared in popularity. In 2017, U.S. sales reached $500 million (£393,850,000 GBP), this is due to the Kombucha Tea benefits. This is set to increase dramatically by 2020, with analysts suggesting global sales reaching $2 billion (£157,594,000,000 GBP). That sounds like a lot of money for a beverage you might Read more...
  49. Chai Tea Benefits

    Chai Tea Benefits

    Around 5,000 years ago, the first Chai Tea came into existence. Though it didn’t have Black Tea in it at the time, it nevertheless came with Chai Tea benefits. According to Indian Ayurveda, with its holistic view of wellbeing, early Chai Teas, then known as Kadhas, could balance the three ‘doshas’ in the body. Thousands of years later and Chai Read more...
  50. Guatemala Coffee Guide

    Guatemala Coffee Guide

    Welcome to the world of Guatemala Coffee. This Central American country, with its vast mountain ranges and deep river valleys, has for over 150 years produced outstanding Coffee beans of unparalleled quality. It is, according to recent statistics, the second largest Coffee producer of the Central American region - and with good reason, too. The Kent and Sussex Tea and Read more...
  51. Best Teas For A Detox

    Best Teas For A Detox

    Is it time you had a Tea cleanse? Many Teas have detoxifying qualities that can help us to feel refreshed and replenished after weeks of being unhealthy. Although they can’t do all of the work, they make for a terrific start to a ‘new you’. However, the internet is rife with ‘fake news’ when it comes to Detox Teas. Many Read more...
  52. Green Tea Latte Recipe

    Green Tea Latte Recipe

    Green Tea, the second most consumed Tea in the world, has already won the hearts of many. According to statistics, we drink 600,000 tonnes of it every year! This is an increase of 20% in the last decade alone. Indeed, as its popularity continues to increase, connoisseurs have started experimenting with its flavour - enter Green Tea Latte Recipes! What Read more...
  53. History of Tea in the UK

    History of Tea in the UK

    It’s no secret that the British have long had a love affair with Tea. In reality, the word “Tea” alone has for centuries become synonymous with all things stereotypically “British” from croquet to cucumber sandwiches. The history of Tea in the UK started some 350 years ago. Ever since, we as a nation have proudly wiggled our pinky fingers while sipping Read more...
  54. What Is Turkish Tea

    What Is Turkish Tea

    When an avid Tea drinker thinks of their favourite beverage, thoughts likely drift to China, India, Nepal or Sri Lanka. However, the Tea culture in Turkey is huge, too. Here at The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company, we think it’s time that Turkish Tea got the recognition it deserves. In this article, we will explore “what is Turkish Read more...
  55. What is Builder’s Tea?

    What is Builder’s Tea?

    What is Builder’s Tea? This is a question long asked by our customers because, put simply, there is a multitude of definitions. In many ways, it depends on perspective. In this article, we will look at some of these definitions associated with Builder’s Tea while exploring our wide range of choice here at The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Read more...
  56. Fruit Tea Benefits

    Fruit Tea Benefits

    The world of Tea is changing. Recent statistics suggest that Black Tea sales have dropped by 5% in less than half a decade. In comparison, popularity in Fruit Teas and Tisanes, as well as Herbal infusions, has risen by 8%. There are several reasons for this dramatic shift. Firstly, people are beginning to become more adventurous with their morning cuppa Read more...
  57. Keemun Tea: All You Need to Know

    Keemun Tea: All You Need to Know

    Keemun Tea is arguably the most famous China Black Tea. However, while other Chinese varieties date back some 5,000 years, this one only came into existence during the late 19th Century. Indeed, to many, this makes it a relatively new brew! So how, after only 150 years, has it become so popular? In this article, The Kent and Sussex Tea Read more...
  58. English Breakfast Tea (All You Need to Know)

    English Breakfast Tea (All You Need to Know)

    For many avid Tea drinkers, English Breakfast Tea is the cup of tea of choice. Some know it simply as “Breakfast Tea”; others call it “Builder’s Tea”, “Bog-Standard Tea” or, indeed, just “Tea”! This is because, for hundreds of years, English Breakfast Tea has stolen the limelight. In fact, it goes further than that: it has stolen the hearts of Read more...
  59. Oolong Tea vs Green Tea

    Oolong Tea vs Green Tea

    Today, Green Tea accounts for 20% of the world’s Tea consumption. Oolong Tea, on the other hand, accounts for less than 2%. In this sense, these two Teas couldn’t be more different, but they also share some similarities. The question begs: which one is better, let's compare the two different tea types this this article, Oolong Tea vs Green Tea Read more...
  60. White Tea vs Green Tea

    White Tea vs Green Tea

    It is no secret these days that Green Tea can improve one’s everyday way of life in a multitude of ways. The studies are out there, and the media can’t get enough of it! We open the newspapers, turn on the television, listen to the radio and there it is: “Green Tea’s extraordinarily health benefits”. Best of all, it’s all Read more...
  61. Matcha Tea vs Green Tea

    Matcha Tea vs Green Tea

    Let’s get one thing cleared up before we get started: most (emphasis on “most”, not all) types of Matcha Tea are Green Tea, meaning that, in other words, we’re talking about the same overall Tea type. However, it surprisingly gets a little more complicated, and that’s why The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company have posed a scenario whereby Read more...
  62. Black Tea vs Green Tea

    Black Tea vs Green Tea

    It’s the ultimate question we will try to answer about Tea: Black Tea vs Green Tea, which is better? It’s also not a question easily answered as it very much depends on one’s perspective, as well as what one looks for in their morning cuppa. Does taste and taste alone determine your choice-brew; or do you consider yourself particularly health-conscious Read more...
  63. 5 Best Coffee To Try

    5 Best Coffee To Try

    What gets you out of bed in the morning? If you’re anything like us, then it’s time for a cup of coffee. The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company stock over 70 different Types of Coffee, each as delicious as the last, but this week, we’re promoting five that’ll have you throwing off the duvet and putting on your Read more...
  64. Our Flavoured Coffee Selection

    Our Flavoured Coffee Selection

    Coffee Connoisseurs are very particular when choosing their morning brew. We all want only the best from our Coffee, so surely a Flavoured Coffee Bean is far from exemplary? One just needs to look in the right place: The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company has an amazing selection. Every one of our Flavoured Coffees, from chocolate flavoured to Read more...
  65. Japanese Tea (All You Need to Know)

    Japanese Tea (All You Need to Know)

    We’ve all heard the saying “for all the Tea in China”. But what about Japan? As it turns out, Japanese Tea may not be as famous as Chinese Tea, but it’s just as delicious! The country’s history and culture surrounding Tea are likewise rich and expansive. It dates back many hundreds of years, with each century leading to the further Read more...
  66. How Much Caffeine in Green Tea

    How Much Caffeine in Green Tea

    Once, people thought little of how much caffeine in Green Tea . In reality, it has only been relatively recently that people have thought about Caffeine at all! Now, however, science has established both the advantages and disadvantages of continuous Caffeine intake day after day after day. These new studies have given rise to numerous questions, most notably: does Green Read more...
  67. Iced Tea History, How to Make Iced Tea

    Iced Tea History, How to Make Iced Tea

    Summer Solstice is upon us and many of us will be wondering where the time has gone. With many weeks ahead, so why not make the most of it with with our selection of Iced tea? But what if you have never had an Iced Tea before? It would hardly come as a surprise as Iced Teas have only recently Read more...
  68. Detox Tea:  Lemon and Ginger Tea

    Detox Tea: Lemon and Ginger Tea

    Now that 2020 is well underway is it time that you started to think about what you want from this year? If, like many, you had a New Years Resolution you are now struggling to keep then let us help you. After all, going through a ‘detox’ doesn’t have to be as hard as everyone says it is, not when Read more...
  69. Pluckley, The Most Haunted Village in England

    Pluckley, The Most Haunted Village in England

    Its that time of the year again! The time for ghosts and ghouls; thrills and scares; and, of course, tricks and (or) treats! But how, you may be asking, does The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company have anything to do with Halloween? Nestled away in the beautiful Kentish countryside, our establishment is situated in what is now known Read more...
  70. What is Yerba Mate Tea?

    What is Yerba Mate Tea?

    Let’s Explore Yerba Mate Yerba Mate is for the adventurer in you! It brings to life a world of largely unexplored wilderness and delves deep into the many extraordinary cultures of the South American continent. This Herbal Tea has been enjoyed for hundreds of years, and marveled for its incredible health benefits, Yerba Mate Tea is legendary in its own Read more...
  71. What is Organic Tea?

    What is Organic Tea?

    We all want to do ‘our bit’ for the environment, but how can your morning cup of tea make a difference? If, like many, you are looking to live a more sustainable lifestyle, choosing Organic Tea could be your first small step to saving the planet! But, what is the truth behind this natural brew and what can it do Read more...
  72. Assam Tea History & Health Benefits

    Assam Tea History & Health Benefits

    No one can deny the outstanding contribution that India has made to the World of Tea over the course of nearly 200 years. In fact, from the age of the British Raj right through into the post-Independence era, this incredible nation has brought to light some of the greatest varieties of teas currently available on the market including Assam Tea Read more...
  73. Darjeeling Tea - All You Need To Know

    Darjeeling Tea - All You Need To Know

    Let’s Explore Darjeeling Tea Almost 5,000 miles away from the Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company in the mountainous region of Darjeeling, India, experienced and dedicated workers will be wrapping up some of 2017’s iconic Darjeeling First Flush Tea. For centuries, Darjeeling has blessed the tea industry with some of the most prized and sought-after blends in the world Read more...
  74. Dirok Tea Estate in Assam

    Dirok Tea Estate in Assam

    The Assam Dirok Tea Estate is part of the Mcleod Russel tea plantation group. It is one of the Companies most beautiful estates producing Assam Tea, lying in the Margherita area of Upper Assam. It is situated on the South Bank of the Brahmaputra, the garden has undulating terrain with the forested Patkai hills to the South and West and Read more...
  75. What Is Breakfast Tea

    What Is Breakfast Tea

    A question we are often asked: What is Breakfast Tea?, its enjoyed all around the world, often a cup of tea is first! We thought we would treat you to a trip around the globe with the perfect Morning cup of tea, starting with the UK: English Breakfast Tea - Many countries believe they have the recipe for the perfect cup Read more...
  76. Herbal Tea

    Herbal Tea

    Over the past six years, the UK tea market has changed rapidly with sales in traditional black tea dropping by around 6%. With these sales reaching £699 million in 2010 to an estimated £654 million in 2015, it seems consumers are reaching out to a new contender in the market. Research now indicates that millions of UK households have switched Read more...
  77. Boosts your Immune System with Tea

    Boosts your Immune System with Tea

    As we move into some of the gloomier months of winter, many will be counting the days until Spring arrives. For some, January and February are known as prime months for catching colds and generally feeling a little worse for wear. With the likes of the flu and other unpleasant illnesses circulating around our communities, avoiding ‘the sniffles’ is a Read more...
  78. Try our New Apple Crumble Fruit Tisane

    Try our New Apple Crumble Fruit Tisane

    The Autumnal chill in the air means one thing in Kent, its apple harvest season! Apples have been a large part of the Kentish way of life since being reintroduced into British society by Henry VIII, who developed an orchard in Teynham. Kent is also the home to the National Fruit Collection at Brogdale, which is home to 2,300 varieties Read more...
  79. Pu erh Tea - Healthy Slimming Tea

    Pu erh Tea - Healthy Slimming Tea

    What is Pu erh Tea? Pu erh Tea (pronounced as Poo-er) comes from the Camellia Sinensis plant, the same plant used to make Green Tea, Black Tea, Oolong Tea and White Tea. Although the same leaf is used, it goes through a different process. Green Tea is not fermented, Oolong Tea is partially fermented, while Black Tea is completely fermented and Read more...
  80. What is Matcha powder? All you need to know

    What is Matcha powder? All you need to know

    As you may have noticed, we previously prepared an article explaining what is Matcha Tea in this article. But growing demand on powder teas almost forced us to share more knowledge about Matcha. So meet our ultimate guide. Matcha Tea is it just another Type of Japanese Green Tea? Matcha is a specially manufactured tea that is ground into a very fine Read more...

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