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Its very name evokes an all-conquering era of trade, exploration and empire. At its height it was synonymous with British imperialism – political, commercial and military – in India and much of the rest of Asia. Today, 416 years after its founding and 142 years after its dissolution, The East India Company finds itself reborn, not in British hands, but in those of an Indian. Martin Moodie meets the charismatic Sanjiv Mehta, a man determined to make one of the greatest historical names in world trade a contemporary force in global retail.Read more
A contemporary revitalisation of one of history’s most powerful and successful trading ventures, The East India Company, has opened a flagship store on Edinburgh’s George Street, the Scottish capital’s most prestigious shopping address.Read More
“Providing a rich sensory experience for customers, the launch offers an opportunity for international travellers to sample and enjoy a selection of unique and enticing fine foods influenced by tastes, cultures and traditions from across the globe,” the company explained.Join The East India Company at T5
The East India Company has opened a luxury shop-in-shop within the Harrods store at London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 – the brand’s first major launch at a UK airport. The boutique area, located at the front of the store, offers a selection of The East India Company’s most popular fine foods, including teas, artisan sweet and savoury biscuits and chocolates.Read more
Spend a little or splurge a lot and let us take the legwork out of shopping for you. This week, patriotic gifts to commemorate the Queen’s official birthday. The East India Company’s Royal Flush Loose Leaf Tea is harvested from the seeds of a bush planted by HRH Prince Philip in Sri Lanka.Discover the Story of our Royal Flush Tea
So when the East India Company asked me recently if I’d like to go along to a tea tasting at their shop just off London’s Regent’s Street, I thought: well, that’ll be a good excuse to drink a bit more tea – but I doubt very much that I’ll learn anything new.
It turns out I was wrong. I knew NOTHING about tea.