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  • International Tea Day

    As the most consumed drink after water tea is enjoyed by billions of people worldwide. Long hailed for its comforting and reviving properties the history of tea goes back to antiquity. The first century author Shen Nong recorded the stimulating properties of the tea as giving ‘joy to the body and sparkle to the eyes’. With millions […]

    21 May 2024
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  • Changoi Has A Special Visitor

    Changoi was blessed by the visit of Elephant. Seen here crossing the ‘Lelsa’ section of Changoi the elephant spent some time enjoying Changoi’s wildlife areas before heading off towards the Tinderet forest. We are unsure why this elephant was alone but they seemed in good health and we were sad to see them leave.  Unfortunately elephants are very unusual […]

    18 November 2022
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  • Know where your tea comes from this National Tea Day

    This National Tea Day we want to encourage transparency in where your tea comes from. In a time when we are questioning supply chains and their ecological impact more than ever we believe in customers knowing where their tea is from. All our tea is grown on our four Kenyan farms, each with their own […]

    20 April 2018
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  • A tribute to Dame Daphne Sheldrick, Elephant Mother

    All of us in the Williamson Tea family were deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Dr. Dame Daphne Sheldrick DBE. Born in Kenya in 1934 Daphne dedicated over 60 years of her life to protecting and conserving some of Africa’s most iconic and endangered wildlife. Daphne and her husband, David, founded Tsavo East, […]

    16 April 2018
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  • For the love of elephants! WIN AN EXCLUSIVE PRIZE

      Valentine’s Day is a time for love and we are sharing our love for elephants! We are delighted to announce that we have teamed up with Love Brand to offer one lucky winner – an exclusive Valentine’s collection for him and for her worth over £140 – A Limited Edition Mother Love Tea Caddy […]

    8 February 2018
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  • New Year, New You?

    Like every January our papers, twitter feeds and online browsing is dominated by “New Year, New You!” slogans. Although this kind of pressure isn’t beneficial New Year does give us time to reflect and set some positive goals for the year. As farmers we are always looking forward to ensure the best possible outcomes so […]

    3 January 2018
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    WIN A YEAR’S SUPPLY OF TEA including our elephant family inspired by The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in collaboration with our TEA FOR ELEPHANTS campaign! We are offering one lucky winner our complete collection – WORTH £150 – of delicious teas and tea caddies. To enter simply input your email address to sign up to our e-newsletter and follow us on […]

    28 September 2017
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  • A New Life for Maktao…

    The dry season in Kenya is a challenging time for wildlife. During these waterless months, living conditions are tough and animals are forced to travel longer distances to access food and water, sometimes wandering out of protected areas and into community lands to in search of sustenance. Historically, it’s also one of the worst times for […]

    27 September 2017
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  • Tea for Elephants Campaign

    If everyone reading this bought a tea caddy we could save three orphaned elephants…  The amazing work The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust needs to constantly be supported to keep elephants wandering in the wild. We are campaigning to raise £4,800 for the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust to support their Orphans’ Project and the rescue of baby elephants in […]

    1 September 2017
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  • World Elephant Day

    For Williamson Tea elephants have always had a special place in our hearts. When the company was first founded elephant families roamed the lush rainforests next to the tea plantations and became part of the farms, thus the elephant logo. Elephants have unfortunately suffered at the hands of terrible poaching and the numbers have decreased […]

    11 August 2017
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  • Introducing Malima…

    We are so thrilled to have received the news that our customers have helped save the life of this baby elephant. As many of you know with each elephant caddy sold £1 is donated to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust to perform their life saving and vital work. The continuing drought in Kenya has caused […]

    30 May 2017
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  • Sustainability from bush to cup…. The Williamson Tea Foundation

    Our ethos of sustainability and transparency expands not only from bush to cup, but also to our surrounding environments in Kenya and closer to home. This is what inspired the Williamson Tea Foundation. The Williamson Tea foundation works to continually improve the standards of our tea, our farms, for the wildlife and people on them […]

    17 May 2017
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