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Tea

A new leaf

The market for tea has been changing for some time now, and with sectors like green and fruit claiming more converts, along with coffee, black tea is no longer …

Yorkshire recruits famous faces

A host of celebrities have been hired to star in Yorkshire Tea’s latest TV adverts, as part of a new £7m campaign. Michael Parkinson and the Kaiser Chiefs …

Speciality in boom

WHILE the UK is drinking less black standard tea, speciality tea is booming and is particularly popular among millennials, according to the English Tea Shop. …

Pairing with the gardens

TAYLORS of Harrogate is expanding its green tea line-up with the arrival of a new blend. The firm says its new Green Tea & Delicate Pear blend, which is …

Not a ray of golden sunshine

NOT everyone likes a long hot summer, it seems. The UK hot beverages market remains significant, says market analyst Key Note and tea remains the biggest part …

Will tea’s grey pound count?

TEA, it’s an ever-present part of Scottish and British life. But, commercially, mainstream tea has found things tough in recent times. Never the most …

Breakfast thoughts

THINK Food To Go. Many research studies point to increasing incidence of people breakfasting while commuting or when they reach an office desk. If you do hot …

A national obsession

TAP water is the only drink consumed more often in Britain than tea, says the team behind Unilever’s convenience store merchandising advice service, Partners …

Nigella curls up

CELEBRITY cook Nigella Lawson is the star of a new Typhoo TV ad. The 30-second commercial shows Lawson curl up on the sofa with a cup of Typhoo tea and a slice …

Growing more than sales

YORKSHIRE Tea has teamed up with The Gruffalo and The Woodland Trust in a five-year pledge to plant one million trees in the UK and Kenya. The brand owner says …

Exclusively bagged

SPECIALIST provider Novus Tea reckons it’s one of only a few companies in the UK that can deliver premium leaf tea to a wide variety of outlets in a range of …

Specials rise as core tea slows

TEA is a long-established favourite in British homes. That’s as  true in Scotland as elsewhere in the UK, although there are some differences, particularly …