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All change at The London Tea Company

Gorgeous, beautiful, a real stunner… but enough about you let’s talk about the brand new look to The London Tea Company. We’ve taken months getting feedback, looking at how we can improve our packaging, reviewing hundreds of products from all...

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Tea Reviews

The Types of Tea

All tea – real tea, that is – comes from the leaves of a single plant called Camellia sinensis, Chinese camellia. But the tea in your cup can vary in colour, taste, and aroma. In fact, no two teas are ever quite alike.

It’s rather like...

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Tea History

The History of the Humble Tea Bag

How could we live without tea bags? These days, 96% of all the tea we drink comes ready to be popped in the pot or dunked in the mug. Four-fifths of office workers say they learn more about what’s going on at work over a cup of tea than in any other...

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Tea History

The History of Tea

Everything in China starts with a legend, and tea’s no exception. It is said that the Emperor Shen Nung, who gave his people a 3rd millennium BC survival kit by teaching them how to farm, also instructed everyone to boil their water. But plain...

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People who love LTC

“I'm a stickler for a good strong cup of Breakfast tea in the morning and after trying many other brands I have to congratulate you for making the finest Fairtrade Breakfast tea.”

David S, UK

“I am a huge fan of your Fairtrade Peach & Rhubarb herbal infusion. Having been lucky enough to sample it, I can't wait until my order arrives to be able to savour the fruity brew.”

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