The East India House Director’s Blend Green Tea Pyramid Sachets x10

$15.60

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Loose leaf tea packed in silken pyramid bags, individually wrapped in soft touch sachets.

A blend of three Chinese green teas carefully selected to produce a smooth cup with a delicious freshness. Sweet and distinctive, enjoy a cup of our Director’s Blend Green Tea with a slice of deliciously moist sponge cake.

Details-

Region: China.

To be enjoyed throughout the day without milk.
Add honey or sugar to taste.

The London Tea Auction was a grand tradition that lasted 300 years. From the very first sale in 1679, to the last on 29 June 1998, it was a regular event that made London the centre of the international tea trade. The first auctions were held by The East India Company, which controlled the monopoly for the import of tea and other goods from the Indies.

The auctions were held at ‘East India House’ – The Company’s lavish headquarters on Leadenhall Street, London. Tea was sold “by the candle” – wherein a candle was lit at the beginning of the sale of each lot, and when an inch of the candle had burnt away, the hammer fell and the sale was ended rather than allowing bidding to go on for an unlimited length of time.

And of course, the best teas were kept for the company’s Directors and shareholders.

Ingredients

Green Tea.

 
 

This tea is sourced from a tea estate certified by The Ethical Tea Partnership.
We are proud to be a member of the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP), a non-commercial alliance of international tea companies who share a vision of a thriving global tea sector that is socially just and environmentally sustainable.

Delivery & Returns

UK Standard Delivery: £5.95
UK Next Day Delivery (mainland UK only): £9.95 (Order before 12pm)

See our delivery page for more information and overseas delivery.

How to Brew It: The East India House Director’s Blend Green Tea


  • 1 PYRAMID BAG PER CUP

  • 200ML OF WATER AT 80ºC

  • 2-3 MINS BREWING TIME

  • 2/5 STRENGTH
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