• EVENT NEWS,  EXHIBITORS 2019,  TEA BLOG

    Tea Gardens of Scotland

    TGS is a group of nine farms and rural businesses located throughout Angus, Fife, Perthshire and Aberdeenshire who came together in 2016 with the idea of planting tea as a crop. Scottish from seed – Makers of pure hand-made tea TGS has a passion for high-quality tea. To create a truly unique tea it is vital to work with the green leaf and to find the best processing methods to work with our terroir. Learning about different teas is a major part of our strategy. Several group members have already travelled to Sri Lanka and Japan to specifically look at and learn from small scale tea makers. Find out more…

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    Rachael’s Secret Tea Room

    Rachael’s Secret Tea Room is a unique experience held in a private home. This is an ideal opportunity for groups or parties to get together and do something different. Rachael will be at The Great British Tea Festival showcasing her unique idea. Find out more – https://www.rachaelssecrettearoom.co.uk

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    Twist Teas

    We’ll delight your taste buds and make you smile! Our delicious versatile blends of the finest whole leaf teas, fruits and herbs are full of little surprises that make them different. We like to think of them as ‘Blends with Benefits’. An additional ingredient with a functional benefit or an unconventional flavour pairing that transforms something nice into something spectacular.  A tea that’s as delicious chilled as it is hot or one that tastes so good it must be bad (but isn’t). Whether you need something to get you started, boost your energy or help you sleep, whether you want a guilt-free treat without sugar for yourself or a healthy drink for…

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    Very Craftea

    Very Craftea, selling socially responsive loose leaf tea with cute craft kits! with everything included (so you don’t need to buy loads of other stuff to finish your craft project). It all started one evening with a good friend, a cup of tea, some cake and trying to answer the thought provoking questions, like ‘why aren’t there trousers for dogs?’ Good company and tea. What would make it even better would be a craft kit to go along with it – and that’s how Very Craftea came into existence.

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    Umm Simplicity

    Umm Simplicity make handmade gifts for a variety of occasions. They also do bespoke orders depending on what’s required. In addition to this, Umm Simplicity take old rundown or reusable items, making them look attractive for a new home, instead of going to the landfill.

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    Team Tea

    We are delighted to announce that Team Tea will be exhibiting at The Great British Tea Festival. At Team Tea it is our mission to make every tea you drink great. We are passionate about selecting only the finest loose leaf teas, ethically sourced and never compromising on taste or quality. Our sustainable packaging has been designed to protect your teas on the move and be kind to the planet. Join us on our journey to banish disappointing brews. For information about Team Tea, click here!

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    About The Event

    After the success of The Great British Tea Festival 2018, we are delighted to be back for the 2019 event. We wanted to create a platform for tea brands of all sizes, from established brands to newer upcoming tea brands, we achieved this and can’t wait for a fabulous event this year too. The event is an activity-packed, family-friendly day with fun for all – attendees will get to join in tea tastings, try and buy, meet some of the leading experts from the world of tea and even have your photo taken, whilst having tea with the Queen! Featuring a pop-up tea room, and music from the MAKK string quartet,…

  • RECIPES

    Perfect Iced Tea Recipe

    Ingredients 6-8 tea bags 4 cups hot water 1 quart cold water ½ cup sugar or ¼ cup honey, optional Directions Bring 4 cups of water to a boil. Drop in the tea bags in and steep for only 10-12 minutes, otherwise it will be too strong and tannic tasting. After steeping, take out the bags, squeeze gently and discard them. (Unless, of course, you were brought up in a house like mine, where tea bags are re-used three times. Probably why I became a chef.) Sweeten if you like now — you may also use Stevia, agave, or Truvia for sweetener if you prefer. Place the hot tea in a…

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