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Two of Britain’s leading independent tea sellers are to join forces as the demand for organic and speciality tea continues to grow.

English Tea Shop is to buy Joe’s Tea Company, a premium organic whole-leaf tea brand that is based in east London and has gained a loyal following of drinkers looking for a “true British brew”.

No financial details have been released, but yesterday the companies described the tie-up as a “match made in heaven”, since both focused on the ethical sourcing of high-quality tea.

English Tea Shop, the global independent speciality tea company, has announced a new partnership with Surrey County Cricket Club.

As well as becoming the new sponsor of the club’s Ben Hollioake Learning Centre, the deal will also see English Tea Shop’s range of organic teas and tisanes stocked throughout the ground, in both public and hospitality areas.

The one year deal will see the Ben Hollioake Centre, used every day by primary schools from across the Kia Oval’s local community, benefit from improved levels of funding.

Two UK premium organic independent tea brands are joining forces to better capitalise on the organic and speciality tea boom.

English Tea Shop, a leading UK-based independent speciality tea company, is today announcing the acquisition of Joe’s Tea Company, a premium lifestyle tea brand based in East London.

The move is being hailed by both brands as ‘a match made in heaven’ as both companies have a strong focus on ethical sourcing and are known for high-quality organic tea.

Suranga Herath's English Tea Shop is booming - despite Britain's booming love affair with coffee.

Britain is famous for its tea drinkers. But in light of the coffee shop chains crowding every high street and the surging popularity of espresso pods and single origin beans you could be forgiven for thinking we’d abandoned our traditional fondness for a pot of English breakfast.

How English Tea Shop is riding a wave of demand for high-quality, organic food and drink.

Organic is a £2 billion global industry. Suranga Herath, CEO of English Tea Shop, is tapping into the growing interest in high-quality, ethically-sourced produce to grow his £22 million turnover business by 25% this year.

 

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