Know where your tea comes from this National Tea Day

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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 ... Read More

  • 20 April 2018
  • by: Elice
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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 ... Read More

  • 3 January 2018
  • by: Elice
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Farm Notes from December

In the past month the farms have experienced generally colder days. Rainfall has been higher than previous years, much to the appreciation of the tea bushes after a dry summer! Although the weeks have been scattered with grey days the ... Read More

  • 12 December 2017
  • by: Elice
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Farm Notes from October

This month we were delighted that our teas coming top in the Tea Classes competition. This competition is an industry wide contest, grading the tea leaf to evaluate it’s quality and condition determining it’s price . Hundreds of teas as ... Read More

  • 17 October 2017
  • by: Elice
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WIN A YEARS SUPPLY OF TEA….!

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 ... Read More

  • 28 September 2017
  • by: Elice
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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 ... Read More

  • 27 September 2017
  • by: Elice
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Farm Notes from September

With extreme weather patterns seeming to be the topic of the news this month, our farms too have suffered. On Changoi farm, otherwise known as our sunshine farm due to it’s typically bright weather and home to the largest solar ... Read More

  • 19 September 2017
  • by: Elice
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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 ... Read More

  • 1 September 2017
  • by: Elice
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Farm Notes from August

Within our Tinderet farm, known as place of lightening for its frequent violent storms, we have been furthering our sustainability by preventing soil erosion through the targeted planting of native trees along key water catchment and flow areas. These trees ... Read More

  • 22 August 2017
  • by: Elice
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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. ... Read More

  • 11 August 2017
  • by: Elice
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Why is Kenyan tea different?

It seems in the world of food and drink things are changing, the provenance, the experience and the way in things our consumables are cultivated is becoming a source of hot discussion. We can only champion this as tea farmers, ... Read More

  • 14 July 2017
  • by: Elice