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  • 200 years of the RNLI

      In 2024 the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) celebrates its 200th anniversary. Established on 4th March 1824 by Sir William Hillary in the famed City of London Tavern in Bishopsgate the RNLI is a voluntary organisation that operates a 24hour search and rescue service from 238 lifeboat stations around the UK and Ireland. Relying solely […]

    9 April 2024
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  • New Website

    We are delighted to announce the launch of our new website. Showcasing our farms, innovative tea farming, wildlife conservation and the works of the Williamson Tea Foundation our new website explains in detail what makes Williamson Tea unique. We have also worked hard to improve our customer experience and make ordering our products as easy as possible. […]

    19 February 2024
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  • The Release of Winter Garland

    With the arrival of autumn and winter just around the corner we have released a new festive themed elephant tea caddy. ‘Winter Garland’ is a beautiful wintery elephant decorated with classic Christmas colours, pine cones, mistletoe and holly. Containing 40 Christmas teabags Winter Garland makes a perfect gift this festive season.  

    31 October 2023
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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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  • Biodegradable Teabags

    Our popular 50 teabag carton range now contain biodegradable teabags. As part of Williamson Tea’s commitment to ensuring that every cup of tea leaves the world a better place we are delighted to have made our products even more sustainable. By using a natural plant based sealant called polylactic acid (PLA) not only are our […]

    30 May 2022
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    Terra Carta: For Nature, People & Planet

    We are proud to be standing and committing to the statements of the Terra Carta putting nature, people and the planet first…

    19 January 2021
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  • New Designs, Same Great Tea!

    We are delighted to release our new designs! As part of our ongoing drive for sustainability in all areas our new colourful teabag cartons have moved to a more sustainably produced card and environmentally friendly inks. Designed for easy identification of our favourite teas and iconic blends Williamson Tea stands out in taste and style!

    13 January 2021
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  • AmExEssentials: Inside Out

    We’re delighted to have been selected for @amexessentials 15 best ‘Inside Outs’. Products with packaging you’ll want to keep! “Sustainably and ethically produced for 150 years, Williamson Tea is committed to protecting the communities and ecosystems that make their teas possible…These adorable elephant tea tins house 40 of their signature English Breakfast and Earl Grey […]

    15 September 2020
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  • Fathers Day

    Father’s Day is fast approaching this Sunday 21st June, and your father deserves a cup of good and proper tea. There’s still time to treat him with one of our signature caddies, loose teas, teabags and a really good cup of tea.

    16 June 2020
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    Williamson Tea Farms, Covid – 19 Update

    As part of the Kenyan tea industry, essential to millions of Kenyans, we are working hard to continue to grow, harvest, process and ship tea safely around the world.  Our commitment to our farms and those working on them runs through everything we do at Williamson Tea. All precautions to protect our staff and surrounding […]

    23 March 2020
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  • Tinderet tea fields with a grey sky

    Mole Control on the Farms

    This month on the Tinderet farm trials have begun a trial to naturally control the destructive burrows of the African mole rat. The small indigenous mammals can burrow up to 15 feet an hour creating a maze of burrows that disrupt soil stability, plant roots and cause havoc in the tea fields.  The Tephrosia vogelii, a […]

    27 January 2020
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  • Tinderet trials Enviro-Loo

    As part of the Williamson Tea Foundation’s on going efforts to improve the sustainability of each of our farms and the lives of the many families that call them home, we are delighted to be trialing a set of new Enviro-Loos. Enviro-Loo’s are the market leaders in sustainable, off grid, dry sanitation. Developed in South […]

    16 January 2019
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