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If you’re looking for that perfect gift for the tea lover in your life, then you can’t go wrong with our 12 Tea Gift Pack. This wonderful selection of twelve of our finest teas from around the world is sure to please tea aficionados, or novices who are new to the delightful world of loose leaf tea. The selection includes bold black teas, delicate green teas and refreshing Rooibos teas sourced from some of the most well-known tea-growing regions around the world: Sri Lanka, China and India, Kenya, Japan and South Africa. Showcasing a diverse range of flavours and delightful...

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Along with the wonderful range of black teas, green teas, oolong teas and more that we stock at Tea-Direct, we also sell a fantastic variety of delicious herbal teas and refreshing fruit tisanes, which are created by blending exciting combinations of herbal ingredients with loose leaf teas. There are three main tea-blending techniques that are used to create the desired flavours, utilised either on their own or as a combination: blending herbs, inclusions and scenting. Blending HerbsThe blending of herbs is usually done by hand or commercially in large mixing drums. To ensure consistency, the weight and percentage of each...

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The world of black teas is incredibly rich and varied, with black teas being the most popular types of teas enjoyed around the world.Generally more robust in flavour than green, white, or oolong teas, black teas offer a diverse range of characteristics, from the delicate, muscatel notes of a Darjeeling, to the rich, malty flavour of an Assam, or the distinctive smokiness of a Lapsang Souchong. At Tea-Direct, we source a wide selection of wonderful loose leaf black teas from a range of popular growing regions, including India, Sri Lanka, Kenya and China. Indian black tea types are principally produced...

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When the days are starting to warm up, there is no better way to enjoy the wonderful flavours of your favourite tea or tisane than with a delicious iced tea. Cool and refreshing, yet still packed with lovely, delicate flavours, iced teas make the perfect treat on those sunny days. While you can opt for using tea bags when making an iced tea, we definitely recommend going for loose leaf tea instead – the full flavours and delightful aromas of a fresh tea leaf will truly be on display in your iced tea, and at Tea-Direct, we offer a fantastic...

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Strong, full-bodied and malty in flavour, with a lovely deep-red liquor, Assam teas are renowned the world over for their robust characteristics and versatility. The flavours of Assam tea can range from earthy, woody and smoky, to sweet and spicy, sometimes with notes of cocoa, and it is these bold flavours that have made Assam an ideal base for breakfast teas and a much-loved addition to numerous tea blends, where it brings great depth and strength. The World of Assam TeasIndia is one of the largest producers of tea, with various tea varieties produced in around 20 Indian states, the...

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